A Patriot's History of the Modern World, Vol. II: From the by Larry Schweikart, Dave Dougherty

By Larry Schweikart, Dave Dougherty

The bestselling historians flip their concentration to America’s function on the earth because the finish of global battle II
Schweikart, writer of the number 1 New York Times bestseller A Patriot’s heritage of the United States, and Dougherty take a serious examine the US, from the postwar increase to her look for id within the twenty-first century.
The moment quantity of A Patriot’s heritage of the trendy World choices up in 1945 with a global irrevocably altered by way of global battle II and a strong, triumphant usa. yet new foes and demanding situations quickly arose: the turning out to be sphere of Communist impact, adverse dictatorships and unreliable socialist allies, the emergence of China as an financial contender, and the specter of international Islamification.
The ebook reestablishes the argument of yankee exceptionalism and the interaction of our democratic pillars—Judeo-Christian non secular ideals, unfastened industry capitalism, land possession, and customary law—around the world.
Schweikart and Dougherty provide a desirable conservative background of the final six a long time.

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Calculated fromHSUS , vol. 5, tables Eg13–14, Eg33–34, Eg52–53 (Maryland and Virginia total population, white population, black population). See also Gregory E. , 66, 1 (January 2009), 138, 141 (table 1). Thorndale, “The Virginia Census of 1619,” 155, reports 32 blacks present in the Virginia colony in March 1619/20. 14 Importation continued at an average of some 3,500 per decade through the end of the century. Imports to Virginia alone increased to over 7,000 per decade through 1720, then doubled to an average of 13,500 per decade over the next thirty years.

6, 2 (April 1926), 118. Manning: “Setteynge many on Worke” 25 the pattern of a growing settler population that pressed on finite resources leading to brutal warfare and coerced removal of indigenous groups would repeat intermittently throughout the following half century 10 . By that time the Chesapeake’s white population had reached some 50,000. Immigration to the Virginia colony had picked up substantially after its security was assured, and particularly after the successful establishment of tobacco cultivation .

Indigenous groups and confederations – Algonquians on the coast, Iroquois to the north and west – were strong and plentiful . European settlement was begun in the 1630s by the Dutch in the Hudson and Delaware Valleys, and also included Swedish-founded settlements in the Delaware Valley and some English settlements on Long Island. 19 By 1660, the European population stood between 4,000 and 5,000, mostly concentrated in the Dutch settlements and supplemented by about 600 Africans. A more rapid influx began in the 1670s, after the English took control of New Amsterdam and New Netherland, and after the creation of English proprietary colonies on both sides of the Delaware River.

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