Seven Events That Made America America: And Proved That the Founding Fathers Were Right All Along [NOOK Book]

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The bestselling coauthor of A Patriot’s History of the United States examines some of the pivotal—yet mostly ignored—moments that shaped our history.



Every schoolchild is taught the great turning points in American history, such as ...
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Seven Events That Made America America: And Proved That the Founding Fathers Were Right All Along

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Overview

The bestselling coauthor of A Patriot’s History of the United States examines some of the pivotal—yet mostly ignored—moments that shaped our history.



Every schoolchild is taught the great turning points in American history, such as Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor, and 9/11. But other equally significant events have altered our destiny without being understood—or even widely noticed.



Acclaimed conservative historian Larry Schweikart now takes an in-depth look at seven such episodes—from Martin Van Buren’s creation of the first national political party to Dwight D. Eisenhower’s heart attack—and reveals the profound ways they have shaped America. He also asks readers to consider what the Founding Fathers would have said about these events and reminds us how individual liberty, private enterprise, and small government have made our country great.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101433027
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 745,346
  • File size: 336 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2011

    Good read

    Interesting take on some events not in most history boks. Maybe one day people will once again be ready for freedom and put government back into its limited role.

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  • Posted September 18, 2010

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