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American will : the forgotten choices that changed our republic

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The governor of Louisiana explores how fourteen different lessons from U.S. history have influenced and defined current affairs, including the Louisiana Purchase, the conflict between the Federaliss and the anti-Federalists, and Reagan and Nixon's welfare fight.

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1001 . ‡aJindal, Bobby, ‡d1971- ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aAmerican will : ‡bthe forgotten choices that changed our republic / ‡cBobby Jindal.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bThreshold Editions, ‡c2015.
300 . ‡apages cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
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504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
5050 . ‡aIntroduction: American will -- Part I. American visionaries -- Individual liberty: the Anti-Federalists and the fight for a Bill of Rights -- Defending American sovereignty: Napoleon, Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase -- Boom: the first energy revolution and the rise of the American entrepreneur -- Part II. America off-course -- Preemptive surrender: Joe Kennedy and the perils of appeasement -- In defense of Federalism: Ronald Reagan and the fight against Richard Nixon's welfare state -- From Hillarycare to Obamacare: the left's quest for socialized medicine -- Part III. Division and indecision -- A party divided: the great Republican crack-up of 1912 -- The Truman afterthought: how indecision and recklessness almost lost the Cold War -- Part IV. Questions of faith -- Great awakenings: abolition and the hidden hand of God -- Religion and the schools: how religious bigotry has punished American students -- Conclusion: 2016: another turning point.
520 . ‡aThe governor of Louisiana explores how fourteen different lessons from U.S. history have influenced and defined current affairs, including the Louisiana Purchase, the conflict between the Federaliss and the anti-Federalists, and Reagan and Nixon's welfare fight.
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651 0. ‡aUnited States ‡xHistory ‡vAnecdotes.
651 0. ‡aUnited States ‡xPolitics and government ‡vAnecdotes.
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