Table of contents for The politically incorrect guide to American history / Thomas E. Woods.

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Chapter 1: The Colonial Origins of American Liberty
First Basic Fact: The colonists were not paragons of "diversity" 
Suspicion + Dislike = Liberty; A formula for freedom
Love thy neighbor? Colonial quarrels give birth to religious freedom
PC Myth: The Puritans were racists
No, the Puritans didn't steal Indian lands
Self-government is non-negotiable
Chapter 2: America's Conservative Revolution
Colonial tradition or British innovation?
Fact: The American Revolution was not like the French Revolution
Chapter 3: The Constitution
	Constitution okay, say states, but we get to bolt just in case
	First Amendment: States tell feds what they're allowed to do	
Second Amendment: It's okay to own a gun
	Ninth Amendment: Just because it's not in the Bill of Rights 
 doesn't mean it's not a right
	Tenth Amendment: Whatever the states didn't let the Feds do was 
 left to the states
War Powers: Congress wimps out on its responsibility 
Chapter 4: American Government and the "Principles of '98"
Providing for the "general welfare"--the roots of big government
The Republicans versus the Federalists
Chapter 5: The North-South Division
You get Missouri; we get Maine
More rhetorical blows 
Keep slavery out of the territories! (to reserve them for the whites)
States fight over plantations in . . . Arizona? 
It's about slavery, but it's not about slavery 
The Kansas "bloodbath"
The rise of the Republicans 
Fact: local southern judge freed Dred Scott 
Lunatic on the loose: murderer John Brown returns to the scene
Chapter 6: The War Against the States
Was there an American civil war?
The states had the right to secede
Was the war fought to free slaves?
Reality check: Lincoln's views on race
Lincoln fought to "save the Union" . . . and consolidate its power
Why did the soldiers fight: The soldiers speak
The rise of total war 
Chapter 7: Reconstruction
Lincoln, Johnson, and presidential reconstruction
The South's black codes
The Fourteenth Amendment and states' rights
The first impeachment of a president
Chapter 8: How Big Business Made Americans Better Off 
How government promoted waste and corruption in railroad construction
How "fairness" crippled American farmers 
The "wicked" Rockefeller 
Andrew Carnegie and the American standard of living
Reality check: Government--the true source of monopoly 
Herbert Dow: forgotten American hero
Antitrust idiocy: Should antitrust laws be repealed?
Chapter 9: World War I
Propaganda in wartime? It can't be!
Starving civilians is against the law
The Germans strike back
The sinking of the Lusitania
The Sussex Pledge
The Germans make one last push
Why did Wilson favor war?
The Peace Conference: The disaster Wilson pretended not to notice
Opponents say we can't police the world!
"Bizarre" and "wild-eyed": The Wilsonian Program
Setting the stage for World War II
Chapter 10: The Misunderstood Twenties
Voting for the anti-Wilson
The truth about the Twenties
Chapter 11: The Great Depression and the New Deal
Hoover: A "do nothing" president? If only!
FDR comes to town
Let's help starving people by destroying food!
FDR's anti-business zealotry delays recovery
The consequences of labor legislation
The disaster of "public works" 
Not so fast, Court tells FDR
Did World War II lift America out of the Depression?
The military draft reduces unemployment!
Chapter 12: Yes, Communist Sympathizers Really Existed
"I have been over to the future--and it works!" 
The Soviet experiment: A model for America? 
Labor Unions Speak: The merits of the Soviet system 
Lighten Up: It's all for "the good of the masses of the working people"!
How Stalin starved his own people
 	The New York Times reporter who covered up Stalin's crimes 
Stalin's show trials genuine, say bootlickers
Yes, Soviet spies were a problem
Joe McCarthy was a paranoid idiot, right?
Chapter 13: The Approach of World War II
	FDR tries to neutralize neutrality laws
	The imperial presidency takes shape: Did FDR break the law?
	The end of neutrality
	How FDR got Americans into War
Did FDR make war with Japan inevitable?
Chapter 14: World War II: Consequences and Aftermath
	FDR and Uncle Joe-How friendly was FDR toward Stalin
	American Presidents send a million Russians back to Stalin
An atrocity on American soil: Russians drugged and returned home
Was the Marshall Plan a great success or 
 another failed giveaway program?
Truman disregards the Constitution 
Chapter 15: Civil Rights
Instead of law, sociology
From race neutrality to race obsession
Let's force those kids together-
 even if they have to be bused two hours a day!
The Kansas City fiasco
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Chapter 16: JFK and LBJ
Who was the real John F. Kennedy?
Lyndon Johnson: A legacy of failure
How '60s liberalism discouraged all the right things and
 encouraged all the wrong ones
Lack of jobs doesn't explain large welfare rolls
The Great Society and the Vietnam tragedy
Chapter 17: The Decade of Greed?
	How was Regan different?
	Charitable giving during the "decade of greed"
The truth About Michael Milken, the man the media loved to hate
	The myth of budget cuts
	The tax bite
Chapter 18: Clinton
Clinton, a "centrist"?
"Only unqualified applicants may apply"
Balkan Misadventures: How Clinton abused Power, abetted Islamists, 
 lied, and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars for nothing
"The era of big government is over"--Say what?
Appendix : What really makes wages rise?
Acknowledgments
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- History -- Miscellanea.
Political correctness -- United States.