A critical examination of the major events and strategic decisions made by leaders in the United States between 1754 and 1992.
Author: Conrad Black
Publisher: Signal Books
1) This book is based on the lectures on U.S. history that Conrad Black gave to fellow inmates while in prison. Contents The Aspirant State (1750-1833) Ch. 1 The British and Americans Defeat the French in America, 1750-1774 Ch. 2, The Americans and French Defeat the British in America,1774-1789 Ch. 3, The New Republic Enters the World 1789-1809 Ch. 4, America, Master of Her Hemisphere 1809-1833 The Predestined State (1833-1917) Ch. 5, The House Divided 1833-1853 Ch. 6, The Agony of the American Union 1853-1865 Ch. 7, The New Birth of Freedom 1865-1898 Ch. 8, The New Great Power in the World 1898-1917 The Indispensable State (1917-1951) Ch. 9, The Crisis of Democracy, War, Isolation, and Depression 1917-1933 Ch. 10, Toward America's Rendezvous With Destiny 1933-1941 Ch. 11, The Triumph of Democracy, 1941-1945 Ch. 12, From World War to Cold War, 1945-1951 The Supreme State (1951-1991) Ch. 13, The Red Scare and the Free World, 1951-1957 Ch. 14, Peace and Prosperity 1957-1965 Ch. 15, The Valley and the Peak, Vietnam and Detente, 1965-1974 Ch. 16, To the Summit of the World, 1974-1991 Epilogue, 1991-2012