U.S. History Book Summaries 

1) The Panorama of History

Turning Points in American History
Notes based on a Great Course Audio
of Professor E. T. O'Donnell

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

Quick History of Modern Western Civilization

2) Great Presidential Leader


Thomas Jefferson
The Art of Power
by Jon Meacham

Presidential Courage
Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 
by Michael Beschloss

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

Second Chance
Three Presidents and the Crisis of America Superpower
by Zbigniew Brzezinski

3) Politics

4) U.S. Politics in Perspective


Political Eras 1-3
1) 1788-1824 Elections England's Political Influence
Finally Ends and the South Has Some Success in Controlling Northern Business Interests. 

Party Politics and Presidential Elections

1788 - 1824

20th Century Decade Evalution

Recent Decades Ranked By Problems

U.S. Terror Episodes Since 1900

5 Graphs Explore Recent Terrorism


A Very Brief U.S. History

Brief History of US Banking

Most Severe U.S. Recessions


 

2) 1828-1852 Elections Federalism vs. State's Rights

1828 - 1852

3) 1856-1892 Elections Civil War, Northeast Takes Control, Gilded Age Wealth Built on the Backs of the Poor, Women and Children 

1856 -1892

Political Eras 4-5
4)1896-1928 elections
Progressive Populism Ends the Gilded Age But Business Power Returned After WW I. 

1896 - 1928

5) Elections 1932-Present Party Control Flip- Flops
But Some Progress Made

1932 - 1972
1976 - 2012