America's stolen narrative : from Washington and Madison to by Robert Parry PDF

By Robert Parry

ISBN-10: 1893517055

ISBN-13: 9781893517059

Investigative reporter Robert Parry reframes key chapters of yankee heritage through exploring prior occasions that also force the U.S. political narrative from why the Framers junked the Articles of Confederation in desire of the structure, to how the trendy Republican occasion embraced a win-at-all-cost ethos, to why the Democrats turn away from the exertions of responsibility. the US S STOLEN NARRATIVE takes you on a trip from the US s founding and the plotting of George Washington and James Madison to Richard Nixon s sabotage of Lyndon Johnson s Vietnam peace talks, directly to the Watergate scandal (showing how these darkish chapters have been rather one non-stop storyline). The publication then explores the political deceptions that surrounded the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and the 2 George timber and explains how that fake background entrapped Barack Obama

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The American intelligence network was tested in spring 1775 as the British prepared for what King George III hoped would be a decisive blow against the rebellious New Englanders, including the arrest of top leaders, John Hancock and Samuel Adams, hiding out in Lexington. Their whereabouts had been detected by British General Thomas Gage’s own spies. But the Warren-Revere network usually was a step ahead of Gage’s team. Keeping a close tab on British movements, the patriot spies learned two key facts, that British agents had scouted routes toward Concord and that British longboats were lowered into Boston Harbor on April 6.

The struggles between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists also didn’t end with those early disputes over how the new government should function. The battle lines formed again when it became clear to the agrarian South that its economic model, based on slavery and the production of raw materials, was losing ground to the growing industrial power of the North and the influence of the Emancipation movement. In the early 1830s, Southern politicians led the “nullification” challenge to the federal government, asserting that states had the right to nullify federal laws, such as a tariff on manufactured goods.

I have addressed other false narratives in my previous books: Fooling America, Trick or Treason, Lost History, Secrecy & Privilege, and Neck Deep (the last written with two of my sons, Sam and Nat). In those books, you can find more about the actual history of America, both the good and the bad. But I believe that the historical accounts that are examined here represent important forks in the road for the American narrative. Straightening out these twisted pathways will give the people a better chance to find their way to a better place.

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