PRESIDENTIAL COURAGE1
Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989  By Michael Beschloss  
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G. Washington created Executive Privilege. pdf for color
J. Adams avoided a Quasi-War with France
which cost him reelection.
A. Jackson
took on eastern bankers to lessen excessive power over farmers.
A. Lincoln required freeing the slaves as a condition of saving the Union.

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T. Roosevelt took on corporate RR trusts to protect small towns, farmers and consumers from high prices.
FDR
took an unpopular stance by planning for war but still managed a third term and then fourth term.
HT made tough decisions like quickly recognize the new sate of Israel in the face of pressure from all sides.
JFK
continued to push school integration despite potential political opposition.
RR hastened the end of the Cold War with massive deficit spending.
 

 

Presidential Election History

1. Political Eras 1788 to 1892   pdf
2. Political Eras 1896 to 2016   pdf

 

Other President Stuff
2016 Election Issues

Economic
Federal Deficit    

Entitlements     
Income Stagnates    
Poverty    
Lack of Good Jobs
Economic Wellbeing 
   
Will Stagnate Income Hurt Children?

Education
How Would Experts Redesign US Education?  pdf

Ten Commandments pdf     
Plan to Educate the Class of 2034   pdf
Is College Economically Worthwhile?

Is Financial Aid Welfare?      

Meet the author/editor Walter Antoniotti

 



Political Controversies
Why is Poverty Controversial?
Is Income Stagnation Serious?   
Criticism of Modern Capitalism
Is Politics About the Money? Capitalism/Political Economy Video    
How Severe was the Great Recession?    Do People Vote Their Pocketbook?   
Should Tea Party Share Its Tea?

Fun Stuff
10 Best and Worst Presidents Rant Political
One-page U.S. History

20th Century U.S. Decade Ranking
Which Decade Was Best, Worst?
Capitalistic Democracy government at a profit
Quick Notes NFL & Golf History

 

 

1. Presidential Elections 1778-1824  pdf
2. Presidential Elections 1828-1852   
3. Presidential Elections 1856-1892       

4. Presidential Elections 1896-1928  pdf
5. Presidential Elections 1932-72  pdf  
6. Presidential Elections 1976-2012  
pdf

U.S. History
Turning Points in American History
Don't Know Much History

Return to Political Economy Historical Summaries

 

 

1  From the 2007 first edition
2. Table, column and row titles, and name abbreviations are by Walter Antoniotti

3. Editor's addition  4. Editor's Note: Washington's fears of political parties were avoided as US Undergoes the First Peaceful 1800Transfer of a Democratic System from Turning Points in American History