Reassessing the Presidency : The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom
by John V. Denson
Publisher: Mises Institute 2001
Number of pages: 828
This book is the first full-scale revision of the official history of the U.S. executive state. It traces the progression of power exercised by American presidents from the early American Republican up to the eventual reality of the power-hungry Caesars which later appear as president in American history. Contributors examine the usual judgments of the historical profession to show the ugly side of supposed presidential greatness.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
- CK-12 Foundation
Contents: Introduction; Colonial America; The Early Republic; Manifest Destiny and the Slavery Question; A Nation Divided: The American Civil War and Reconstruction; The Gilded Age and the Rise of American Power; The Progressive Era; World War I.
by W. L. Fleming, J. C. Lester, D. L. Wilson - Project Gutenberg
This small monograph is an early inside view of the Ku Klux Klan in Tennessee, where it was first born, written some twenty years after the events of Reconstruction, augmented by an introductory essay written by noted historian Walter L. Fleming.
by F.T. Miller, R.S. Lanier, J.V. Scaife - The Review of reviews co.
The Photographic History of the Civil War was first published in 1911 to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the great conflict. The thousands of photographs contained within are remarkable in their immediacy, spontaneity, and authenticity.
by Henry W. Elson - Patriot Publishing Co.
The text is an impartial narrative supplementing the pictures. The more intelligent people of the country desire the truth put on record, and all bitter feeling eliminated. This work, with its text and pictures, will add greatly to that end.