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Forgotten Conservatives in American History

Forgotten Conservatives in American History

by Brion McClanahan, Clyde Wilson
     
 

An education on conservatism. This series of essays defines the American idea of conservatism as adapted from European society. In tracing its evolution from the country's beginnings, conservatism is defined as sound money, light taxes, low debt, states' rights, and decentralization. Chapters examine men like Grover Cleveland, the last conservative president; John

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An education on conservatism. This series of essays defines the American idea of conservatism as adapted from European society. In tracing its evolution from the country's beginnings, conservatism is defined as sound money, light taxes, low debt, states' rights, and decentralization. Chapters examine men like Grover Cleveland, the last conservative president; John Taylor, the best political thinker of the Jeffersonian tradition; and Sam Ervin, the last constitutionalist. Through the words and actions of men, readers will find an understanding of American conservatism from the founding generation to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455615797
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/31/2012
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
871,106
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

BRION MCCLANAHAN is a history professor at Chattahoochee Valley Community College and a faculty member at Tom Woods' Liberty Classroom. He has written for humanevents.com, townhall.com, lewrockwell.com, and tenthamendmentcenter.com.

CLYDE N. WILSON is a retired distinguished professor of history emeritus from the University of South Carolina. He is a recipient of the Bostick Prize for Contributions to South Carolina Letters and of the first annual Randolph Society Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also the M.E. Bradford distinguished chair of the Abbeville Institute.

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