What Would the Founders Say?: A Patriot's Answers to America's Most Pressing Problems [NOOK Book]

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The #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of A Patriot's History of the United States examines ten current challenges.

America is at a crossroads. We face two options: continue our descent toward big government, higher taxes, less individual liberty, and more debt or pull our country back on the path our Founding Fathers planned for us. But that path isn't always so easy ...
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What Would the Founders Say?: A Patriot's Answers to America's Most Pressing Problems

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Overview

The #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of A Patriot's History of the United States examines ten current challenges.

America is at a crossroads. We face two options: continue our descent toward big government, higher taxes, less individual liberty, and more debt or pull our country back on the path our Founding Fathers planned for us. But that path isn't always so easy to see.

Following the success of his previous books, conservative historian Larry Schweikart tackles some of the key issues confronting our nation today: education, government bailouts, gun control, health care, the environment, and more. For each he asks, "What would the founders say?" and sets out to explore our history and offer wisdom to help us get back on track. What would really be compatible with the vision that Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and the other founders had for America?

Written in Schweikart's informal yet informative style, What Would the Founders Say? is sure to delight his fans and anyone looking for a little clarity on tough issues.


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In his latest book outing, the author of the swift-selling A Patriot's History of the United States and Fox News favorite returns to describe how our Founding Fathers would respond to America's ten biggest challenges. An incisive, opinionated reexamination of our nation's values and roots.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101476024
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,295,862
  • File size: 303 KB

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  • Posted December 28, 2011

    Highly Recommended-Very Thought Provoking!

    I became a fan of Larry Schweikart's after reading his book, The 7 Events that made America, America. In this book Dr. Schweikart presents some modern day issues and looks at how the writers' of the Constitution would view them. It is very interesting and allows you to compare your opinions with those stated in his book. As a history teacher and person who likes to learn more about the history of our country and the issues it has faced throughout the years I enjoyed it a lot and would highly recommend it!

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