Political Economy Internet Library
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1. The Colonial Period
1619 Begins Representative Democracy and Slavery
1636 Brings Freedom of Religion
1735 Zinger Trial Begins Freedom of the Press
1654 Immigrates Welcomed By 1654 New Amsterdam
1786 Shays Tax Rebellion Leads to a
1803 Marshal Creates a Third Federal Power
Are We of We the people?
Governing Our Capitalistic
Democratic Federal National Republic
1773 Boston Tea Party Creates Begins a Process
1791 “We the People" Begins
Sees First Peaceful Democratic Power Transfer
1860's Lincoln Saves “United States” Constitution
Protects Unalienable Rights of Whom?
1870's Take Away Unalienable Rights
Government Safety Net Deficits,
Like War Deficits, Prove Attractive
Finally Brings Faster Track Civil Rights
United States Constitution
Our Founding Fathers Feared Direct Democracy
Maintaining our Republic Required Compromise
The Power Grab Begins
Five Recurring Themes of Political Discussions.
Three Continuing Questions Developed
Did You Know
Our Democratic Federalist Capitalist
Our Democratic Federalist Republic Readings
A Very Brief U.S. Political History