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Author: Peter Knight
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2003.
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This work is a comprehensive history of conspiracies and conspiracy theories in the USA. It focuses on the motives and political and social origins of the people arguing the conspiracy. It covers assassinations and sneak attacks, political intrigues, and witch-hunts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Conspiracy theories in American history.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2003
(DLC) 2003019565
(OCoLC)53020306
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Knight
ISBN: 1576078132 9781576078136 9781849723077 1849723079 1576078124 9781576078129 1280711280 9781280711282
OCLC Number: 53946926
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Best Reference Source 2003 2004 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / David Brion Davis --
Preface / Peter Knight --
Contributors --
Conspiracy Theories in America: A Historical Overview / Robert Alan Goldberg --
Making Sense of Conspiracy Theories / Peter Knight --
Abolitionism --
Abortion --
African Americans --
Agent Orange --
AIDS --
Alien and Sedition Acts --
American Indian Movement --
American Protective Association --
American Revolution --
Anarchists --
Anti-Catholicism --
Anticommunism --
Anti-Federalists --
Anti-Masonic Party --
Anti-Rent War --
Antisemitism --
Apocalypticism --
Area 51 --
Arnold, Benedict --
Aryan Nations --
Asian Americans --
Atomic Secrets --
Aurora --
B-25 Ghost Bomber --
Bacon's Rebellion --
Banco Nazionale del Lavoro --
Bank of Credit and Commerce International --
Bank of England --
Bank of the United States --
Bank War --
Barruel, Abbé --
Bay of Pigs Invasion --
Beam, Louis --
Bell, Art --
Berg, Alan --
Biddle, Nicholas --
Bilderbergers --
Black Helicopters --
Black Panthers --
Booth, John Wilkes --
Boston Massacre --
Boston Tea Party --
British Royal Family --
Brown, John --
Brown Scare --
Brussell, Mae --
Bryan, William Jennings --
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms --
Burr, Aaron --
Burroughs, William S. --
Bush, George --
Cambodia, Secret Bombing of --
Castro, Fidel --
Cattle Mutilations --
Central Intelligence Agency --
Chambers, Whittaker --
Chappaquiddick --
Chicago 7 --
Christian Identity --
Christian Science --
Church of the SubGenius --
Civil Rights Movement --
Clan of the Mystic Confederacy --
Clinton, Bill and Hillary --
Clinton Body Count --
Cocaine --
Coercive Acts --
cointelpro --
Cold War --
Constitution, U.S. --
Contrails --
Conway Cabal, The --
Copperheads --
Corporations --
Coughlin, Father Charles --
Council on Foreign Relations --
Covert Action Quarterly --
Crédit Mobilier Scandal --
Cronenberg, David --
Cuban Missile Crisis --
DeLillo, Don --
Democratic-Republican Societies --
Dick, Philip K. --
Disunion, Fears of --
Dollar Bill --
Domestic Terrorism --
Dominion Theology --
Donnelly, Ignatius --
Dorr War, The --
Drugs --
Encryption --
Eugenics --
Executive Intelligence Review --
Farrakhan, Louis --
Federal Bureau of Investigation --
Federal Emergency Management Agency --
Federal Reserve System --
Film and Conspiracy Theory --
Fluoridation --
Ford, Henry --
Foster, Vince --
Freemasonry --
Freemen --
Fugitive Slave Act --
Genet, Citizen Edmond Charles --
German Americans and World War I --
Ghost Dance Religion --
Gold Standard --
Green Corn Rebellion, The --
Gulf War Syndrome --
Hackers --
Hamilton, Alexander --
Harding, Warren G. --
Hartford Convention --
Hawaii, Attempted U.S. Takeover of --
Haymarket Bombing --
Health Scares --
Hearst, William Randolph --
Hiss, Alger --
Hoffa, Jimmy --
Hollywood Ten --
Holocaust, Denial of --
Hoover, J. Edgar --
House Un-American Activities Committee --
Hughes, Howard --
Hutchinson, Anne --
Identification Cards --
Illuminati --
Illuminatus! Trilogy, The --
Income Tax and the Internal Revenue Service --
Industrial Workers of the World --
Internet --
Iran-Contra --
Irish Republican Army --
Iron Heel, The --
Jackson, Andrew --
Japanese Americans --
Jefferson, Thomas --
Jesuits --
Jewish Defense League --
John Birch Society --
Johnson, Lyndon Baines --
Jonestown --
KAL 007 --
Kennedy, John F., Assassination of --
Kennedy, Robert F., Assassination of --
King, Martin Luther, Jr., Assassination of --
Kissinger, Henry --
Know-Nothings --
Koch Brothers --
Ku Klux Klan --
LaRouche, Lyndon --
Leisler's Rebellion --
Lennon, John, Shooting of --
Lewis, Meriwether --
Libertarianism --
Liberty Lobby --
Liddy, G. Gordon --
Lincoln, Abraham, Assassination of --
Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping --
Lindsey, Hal --
Long, Huey --
LSD --
Lusitania, Sinking of --
Mafia --
Mailer, Norman --
Malcolm X, Assassination of --
Manchurian Candidate, The --
Manson, Charles --
McCarthy, Joseph --
Mexican-American War --
Microsoft --
Militias --
Millenarianism --
Millerites --
Mind Control --
MJ-12 --
mk-ultra --
Molly Maguires, The --
Monk, Maria --
Monroe, Marilyn --
Moon Landings --
Moonies --
Morgan, John Pierpont --
Morgan, William --
Mormonism --
Morse, Jedidiah --
MOVE --
Muhammad, Elijah --
Nation of Islam --
National Rifle Association --
National Security Agency --
Native Americans --
Nativism --
Neo-Nazis --
New World Order --
Newburgh Conspiracy --
Nixon, Richard --
Nuclear Freeze Movement --
Nullification --
October Surprise --
Octopus --
Oil Industry --
Oklahoma City Bombing --
Onassis, Aristotle --
One-World Government --
Operation Paperclip --
Opinion Polls about Conspiracy Theories --
Oswald, Lee Harvey --
Pakula, Alan J. --
Pan Am 103 --
Panama Canal --
Paranoia --
Patriarchy --
Pearl Harbor --
Pentagon Papers --
Philadelphia Experiment --
Pierce, William L. --
Pontiac, Chief --
Populism --
Posse Comitatus --
Pound, Ezra --
Protocols of the Elders of Zion --
Puritans --
Pynchon, Thomas --
Quebec Act --
Rap --
Reagan, Ronald, Attempted Assassination of --
Red Scare --
Red Summer of 1919 --
Regulator Movement --
Report from Iron Mountain --
RICO --
Robertson, Pat --
Robison, John --
Rockefeller Family --
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano --
Roswell --
Ruby, Jack --
Ruby Ridge --
Sacco and Vanzetti --
Salem Witch Trials --
San Francisco Vigilance Committee --
Satanic Ritual Abuse --
Savings and Loan Crisis --
Scaife, Richard Mellon --
Scientology --
Secular Humanism --
September 11 --
Seventh Day Adventists --
Shakur, Tupac --
Shays' Rebellion --
Silver Shirts --
Skolnick, Sherman --
Skull and Bones Society --
Slave Power --
Slave Revolts --
Smith, Gerald L.K. --
Society of the Cincinnati --
Spotlight --
Stamp Act --
Steamshovel Press --
Stock Market Crash of 1929 --
Stone, Oliver --
Stono Rebellion --
Students for a Democratic Society --
Subliminal Advertising --
Survivalism --
Tobacco Industry --
Toledo War --
Tonkin Gulf Incidents --
Torbitt Document --
Trilateral Commission --
Trusts --
Turner, Nat --
TWA 800 --
UFOs --
Unabomber, The --
United Nations, The --
Universal Price Codes --
USS Maine --
Venona --
Vesey, Denmark --
Waco --
Walker, William --
Wall Street --
Warren Commission Report --
Watergate --
Weathermen --
Whiskey Rebellion --
White Slave Trade --
Whitewater --
Witchcraft --
X-Files, The --
XYZ Affair --
Y2K --
Yalta Conference --
Yellow Journalism --
Yippies --
Zenger, John Peter --
Zimmermann Telegram --
ZOG.
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