The World That Made William Johnson

Shannon, Timothy J.
April 2008
New York History;Spring2008, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p111
Academic Journal
The article focuses on William Johnson as an influential American. It notes that Johnson has not been included in the list of the 100 Most Influential Americans of All Time published by "Atlantic" as people related to the early American frontier tend to be underrepresented. It adds that biographers regard Johnson as a singular character who followed a unique path towards fame and fortune and who was able to make his own world. It examines the world that made Johnson the way he was which include the Mohawk Valley in New York.


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