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1) G. Washington made voters unhappy with the Jay Treaty and Taxes
See Do You Want a Revolution? and The Revolution 1774-76
6) FDR took an unpopular stance by planning for war but still reelected.
See Great Depression was FDR first major problem then WW2
Safety Net Deficits like war deficits prove attractive
J. Adams avoided a Quasi-War with France
which cost him reelection.
See The Master of Monticello 1809 to the End and
The Leader of the Opposition
H. Truman made tough high pressure decisions quickly.
See HT becomes our first Cold War President
A. Jackson Took On Eastern Oligarchs
See From a Constitution to Manifest Destiny
push school integration despite potential political
See JFK Avoids Vietnam, and
1973 Finally Brings Faster Track Civil Rights
required freeing the slaves
as a condition of
saving the Union.
See Apocalypse To Civil War and Reconstruction
A Divided Nation from the 1862 Battle of Antietam
Reagan hastened the end of the Cold War with deficit spending.
See RR Closes an Evil Empire and Federal Deficit increases used to hasten the fall of USSR a re still feared by many.
took on corporate RR trusts
for consumers and farmers.
See TR Continues Manifest Destiny and War With Spain
mean Manifest Destiny Rides again.
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Capitalistic Democracy government at a profit