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U.S. Economic History

Post WW2 History

1. Building America's Democratic
Federalist Capitalistic Republic

The Early Colonial Period

"We the People" determines Political Power

Increasing We" of "We the People"

Thomas Jefferson Leader of the Opposition

Constitutional History of Our
Democratic Federalist0Capitalist  Republic

Capitalistic Democracy Profitable Government


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

G. Washington created Executive Privilege
J. Adams avoided a Quasi-War with France
which cost him reelection.
A. Jackson
took On Eastern Oligarchs
to serve rural America.

A. Lincoln required freeing the slaves
as a condition of saving the Union.

T. Roosevelt took on monopoly trusts
to protect, farms, consumers from high prices.
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.
continued to push school integration
despite potential political pressures.
RR hastened the end of the Cold War
with massive deficit spending.

Political Economy Book Summaries

U.S. Normality Changes with
7 Competitive Adjustments 1945-2015
Rising Income

Increased Foreign Competition
Began 1970's Wage Stagnation

1980's Bring Less Financial Regulation,
 Slow Wage Growth

U.S. Financial Bailouts and
Economic Recovery

Poverty Stuck at 15% Since 1984

Profit Growth Beats Wage Growth in New Century

Wellbeing Continuing Growing



History of U.S. Economic Growth 1p
Brief History of U S Banking Problems 3p
Brief History of American Unions
U.S. Economic History Since 1900
20th Century Decade Evaluation 10p

Specific Topics

Recent Decades Ranked by Problems 2p
The Cost of 20th Century Wars 1p
Most Severe Recessions 2p
Political Economy Book Summaries  >1 p each


Great Recession 1p or  3p

Wage Growth Analysis 1p under construction

Epilogue  International Economic Competitive Adjustment
and the New Normal


Political Economy Basics


Our Democratic Federalist Capitalist Republic



Related Topics

History of U.S. Political Economy

Presidential Elections One 1778-1824   
Presidential Elections Two 1828-1852      
Presidential Elections Three 1856-1892       

Presidential Elections Four 1896-1928   
Presidential Elections Five 1932-72   
Presidential Elections Six 1976-2012  

Political Eras One 1788 to 1892   Political Eras Two 1896 to 2016   

Rigged election . . . Sowed-Doubt and Nearly Led to Violence