U. S. Political Economy

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Building America's Democratic Federalist Republic
The Early Colonial Period
Determining Political Power and "We the People"
Increasing We" of "We the People"
Thomas Jefferson Leader of the Opposition

Constitutional History of Our
Democratic Federalist Republic
Capitalistic Democracy Profitable Government


Economic Normality Changed Seven Times 1945-2015
Rising Income
Increased Foreign Competition Began 1970's Wage Stagnation

1980's Bring Less Financial Regulation, Slow Wage Growth
U.S. Financial Bailouts and Economic Recovery
Poverty Stuck at 15% Since 1984
Profit Growth Beats Wage Growth in New Century

Wellbeing Continuing Growing

One-Page US Economic History

The Cost of 20th Century Wars 1p
Most Severe Recessions 2p 
Recent Decades Ranked by Problems 2p
Great Recession 1p or  3p
Exorbitant Dollar Privilege

Capitalism Not to Blame for Middle-Class Plight
Why Trump-Sanders Phenomenon Signals an
Oligarchy on the Brink of a Civilization-Threatening Collapse

20th Century Decade Evaluation 10p
History of US Banking 1p
History of US Banking

Has Capitalism Failed?

World Changed and Good Jobs Disappeared
Trickle Down Economics
Wage Growth Analysis
When Does Income Inequality Affects Growth
Elizabeth Warren’s Blames Oligopoly Power
Criticism of Modern Capitalism
Taxing the Rich
Income Inequality Affects Growth

Political Economy Videos
One Page Economic Issue
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Economics 101&102 Review Materials
Economics Interactive Class Notes
Math Review basic math for microeconomics
Formula Reviews are concise
Math for Economics Formula Sheet

7 Economics Test Reviews
International Trade
Great Recession
A Brief History of U S Banking Problems

Appendix D History/Politics Book Summaries

Quick Notes Programmed Textbooks
Have One-Page Learning Units with
Many Problems with Complete Solutions

Financial Accounting
Accounting For Owners, Managers, and Administrators
Financial Accounting Practice Sets

Economics Class Notes &Links
Pre-Algebra  Mathematics


Free Textbooks
High School
Arts and Science
MBA Prerequisites

Searchable Libraries
Free Learning Materials

One-Page Career Stuff
Career Options
 Career Information
Choosing a College and Major

Political Economy Basics
The Basics
Our Democratic Federalist Capitalist Republic

U.S. Political Economy
Building America's Constitution
Political Economy Readings
Some States Wealthier Than Others


Presidential Courage in One-page Summaries
Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989  
By Michael Beschloss  

G. Washington created Executive Privilege pdf
J. Adams avoided a Quasi-War with France
which cost him reelection.
A. Jackson
took On Eastern Oligarchs to serve rural America.
A. Lincoln required freeing the slaves as a condition of saving the Union.
T. Roosevelt took on monopoly trusts to protect, farms, consumers from high prices.
unpopular stance of planning for war was still elected for terms 3 and 4.
HT quickly recognize the new sate of Israel in the face of pressure from all sides.
continued to push school integration despite potential political pressures.
RR hastened the end of the Cold War with massive deficit spending.

US Political Eras
Political Eras One 1788 to 1892  
Political Eras Two 1896 to 2016   

Presidential Elections One 1778-1824   
Presidential Elections Two 1828-1852      
Presidential Elections Three 1856-1892       

Presidential Elections Four 1896-1928   
Presidential Elections Five 1932-72   
Presidential Elections Six 1976-2012  

Election History
Rigged election . . . Sowed-Doubt
and Nearly Led to Violence

Political Economy Book Summaries
Presidential Courage
Brave Leaders and How
They Changed America 1789-1989, 
by Michael Beschloss,

Presidential Politics Party Politics and
Presidential Elections  from 1788 to 2012

Thomas Jefferson The Art of Power, 2012,
by Jon Meacham

Second Chance
Three Presidents and the Crisis of America Superpower

by Zbigniew Brzezinski

American Dynasty
Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics
of Deceit in the House of Bush, by K. Phillips

Turning Points in American History
based on a Great Course Audio

A Very Brief U.S. History
Political Eras and Important Events

20th Century U.S. Decade Ranking
Which Decade Was Best, Worst?

Don't Know Much About History
 Everything You Need To Know
About American History But Never Learned
by Kenneth C. Davis

Generations and The Fourth Turning
William Strauss and Neil Howe







Current Issues

Country Issues
Solving the Deficit Problem 

Can We Afford Entitlements

Solving the Lack of Good Jobs

Income Inequality

Middle Income Stagnates

Is U.S. Free Enterprise Working

Individual Issues

Economic Wellbeing

Economic Future of Our Children

Are Child & Youth Protected

Prime Age Males 25-54 Work Less

Can Education Reduce Income Stagnation  

Political Issues
Our Democratic Federalist Republic?     

 Should Tea Party Share Its Debt Tea?   

Is Politics About the Money? 

Why is Poverty Controversial?

Is the Country in Trouble?

Exorbitant Dollar Privilege

International Issues
Lost International Greatness

Lost Economic Greatness

 Free Trade Solution or Problem

The Problem of Terrorism

Recent Terror Information

Walter Antoniotti


Future of Euro  Western economic historical view
of why countries have debt
45 min video

Should We Thank Steve Jobs? 5 min video

Political Economy Readings
Internet Readings List
Income Inequality Affects Growth

Economics of Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Power Elite