U.S. History Course 1900-2016

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American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America

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Political Economy

Important Topics

Political Eras1-3 Prelude to the 20th Century
1) 1788-1824 England's Political Influence Finally Ends and the South Has Some Success in Controlling Northern Business Interests. 2) 1828-1852  Federalism vs. State's Rights 3) 1856-1892 Elections Civil War, Northeast Takes Control, Gilded Age Wealth Built on the Backs of the Poor, Women and Children 

Political Eras 4-5 A Progressive Nation Struggles
) 1896-1928 Progressive Populism Ends the Gilded Age But Business Power Returned After WW I  5) 1932-Present Party Control Flip-Flops But Some Progress is Made Rep

Presidental Elections 1896-1928     1932-72     1976-2012

Presidential Courage: Nine Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989  By Michael Beschloss  Depicts Five Great Modern Presidents

T. Roosevelt took on monopoly trusts to protect, farms, consumers from high prices.

FDR's 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.

JFK continued to push school integration despite potential political pressures.

RR hastened the end of the Cold War with massive deficit spending.


U.S. Economy Leads the
Post WW2 World

 U.S. Economic Normality 1945-2016

World Changed, Good Jobs Disappeared

Great Recession 1p or  3p

Wage Growth Analysis

Taxing the Rich 

Current Political Economy Videos

Violence Problems

Terror Episodes Since 1900

Recent Terrorism Against the West

Gun Violence Affects Police

Crime and Drug Time in America




Has Capitalism Failed?

Trickle Down Economics 

Does Income Inequality Affects Growth

Elizabeth Warren’s Blames Oligopoly Power

Criticism of Modern Capitalism

Income Inequality Affects Growth

History of U.S. Economic Growth

Modern Education

History American Education

Leader's Educational Advise

Long Term Testing Results

Changing Education Paradigms

Educating the Class of 2035


Liberal View
The Crimes of Post WW2 U.S. Presidents- Noam Chomsky
12 Min Video

Changing Contours of Global Order- Noam Chomsky
77 Min Video


Conservative View 
The State of Liberty from EconTalk
 with D, Boaz, P. J. O'Rourke,

and G. Will Hosted by Russ Roberts
65 min CATO podcast



Evaluating 21st Century

Pass Fail Analysis of U.S. Presidents

20th Century Decade Evaluation

20th Century Decade Ranking

20th Century Winners and Losers


20th Century Wars Were Costly

Most Severe U.S. Recessions

U.S. Political Economy Controversies

Recent U.S. Problems

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Political Economy Videos

One Page Economic Issue

U S Political Economy    

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Suggestions to

author/editor Walter Antoniotti    


Book Summaries

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

Generations and The Fourth Turning
by William Strauss and Neil Howe