The Politically Incorrect Guide to Real American Heroes

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Real American Heroes

by Brion McClanahan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596983205
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Series: Politically Incorrect Guides Series
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 330,541
Product dimensions: 7.34(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Brion McClanahan is author of The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to the Founding Fathers , The Founding Fathers Guide to the Constitution , and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in American history from the University of South Carolina. Born in Virginia, he received a B.A. in history from Salisbury University in Maryland. He lives with his wife and children near Phenix City, Alabama, just across the river from Columbus, Georgia.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I The Real Heroes

Chapter 1 Explorers 9

The Hero of Jamestown

The Quintessential American

Chapter 2 Founders 23

The Original American Hero

The Conservative Conscience of America

Chapter 3 Sailors 39

Indomitable Captain

Intrepid Hero

Chapter 4 Frontiersmen 53

King of the Wild Frontier

Old Hickory

Chapter 5 Southerners 71

The Last Gentleman

The Christian Soldier

Chapter 6 Northerners 87

The Lion of the Round Top

The Cavalier

Chapter 7 Traditional Women 101

A Heroine and a Patriot

A Beacon of Traditional Womanhood

The Girl Scouts' Misunderstood Founder

Chapter 8 Captains of Industry 115

Titan of Industry Pioneer of Philanthropy

Chapter 9 Inventors 129

Mechanical Genius, Benefactor of the Human Race

The Dynamo

Chapter 10 Underdogs 141

A Classic American Success Story

A Great American Entrepreneur

Chapter 11 Soldiers 153

Classic American General

"Old Blood and Guts"

Chapter 12 Aviators 169

The Lone Eagle

Man on the Moon

Part II The Frauds

Chapter 13 Progressive Frauds 187

The Educator

The Utopian

Chapter 14 Democratic Frauds 197

The Idealist and the Conspirator

The Evolving Constitution

Chapter 15 Fascist Fraud 207

The American Aristocrat

The American Dictator

The Warmonger

Chapter 16 Feminist Frauds 217

The Birth Control Crusader

The Feminist

Chapter 17 Family Frauds 229

The Sins of the Father

Jack

Bobby

Teddy

Conclusion 241

Notes 243

Index 255

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