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Theodore and Woodrow : how two American presidents destroyed constitutional freedom

Author: Andrew P Napolitano
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that Presidents Roosevelt and Wilson are to blame for limiting personal liberty and creating a far-reaching federal bureaucracy, which is not at all what was intended when the United States was founded.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Woodrow Wilson; Theodore Roosevelt; Woodrow Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew P Napolitano
ISBN: 9781595553515 1595553517
OCLC Number: 779873387
Description: xviii, 298 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: the lives of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson --
The bull moose: Roosevelt's new party in his own image and likeness --
Reeducation camps: compulsory education --
Quiet men with white collars: the rise of the regulatory state --
The government's printing press: the Federal Reserve --
Destruction of federalism: the Seventeenth Amendment --
The "lesser races": racism and eugenics --
Service or slavery?: conscription --
The government tries to pick winners: labor law and the regulation of the workplace --
The government's new straw man: anti-trust --
Mismanagement, waste, and hypocrisy: conservation --
A fierce attack on personal freedom: Prohibition --
"The supreme triumphs of war": Roosevelt and international relations --
A reverberation of horrors: Wilson and international relations --
Propaganda and espionage: the domestic front during the Great War --
The government's grand larceny: the birth of the federal income tax --
What have we learned from all this?
Responsibility: Andrew P. Napolitano.

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Argues that Presidents Roosevelt and Wilson are to blame for limiting personal liberty and creating a far-reaching federal bureaucracy, which is not at all what was intended when the United States was founded.

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