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9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

by Brion McClanahan


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Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarred the nation. Which nine? Brion McClanahan, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers and The Founding Fathers' Guide to the Constitution, will surprise readers with his list, which he supports with exhaustive and entertaining evidence. 9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America is a new look back at American history that unabashedly places blame for our nation's current problems on the backs of nine very flawed men.

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ISBN-13: 9781621577232
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 01/29/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 494,202
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Brion McClanahan holds an MA and PhD in American history from the University of South Carolina. Born in Virginia, McClanahan received a BA in history from Salisbury University in Maryland. He lives with his wife and three daughters near Phenix City, Alabama.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Part I The Nine Who Screwed Up America

1 Andrew Jackson and the Antecedents of the Imperial Presidency 3

2 Abraham Lincoln 25

3 Theodore Roosevelt 35

4 Woodrow Wilson 55

5 Franklin D. Roosevelt 75

6 Harry S. Truman 99

7 Lyndon B. Johnson 119

8 Richard M. Nixon 141

9 Barack Obama 161

Part II The Four Who Tried to Save Her

10 Thomas Jefferson 189

11 John Tyler 209

12 Grover Cleveland 231

13 Calvin Coolidge 251

What Can Be Done? 273

Notes 281

Bibliography 293

Index 305

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