Seven Events That Made America America: And Proved That the Founding Fathers Were Right All Along

Larry Schweikart

A conservative historian examines a few of the pivotal, but frequently overlooked, moments that formed our heritage

All scholars of yankee historical past be aware of the large occasions that dramatically formed our state. The Civil warfare, Pearl Harbor, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and 11th of September are only a number of.

yet there are different, much less recognized occasions that had an both profound effect. striking conservative historian Larry Schweikart takes an in- intensity examine seven of those transformative moments and gives an research of the way each one of them spurred a development that both proven or departed from the imaginative and prescient our Founding Fathers had for the United States. for example, he exhibits how Martin Van Buren's construction of a countrywide political occasion made it attainable for Obama to get elected nearly centuries later and the way Dwight Eisenhower's center assault ended in a conflict on pork, in which the govt took keep an eye on over Americans' diets.

In his easy-to-read but informative type, Schweikart won't in simple terms train but in addition shock readers into reevaluating our historical past.

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