50 American Revolutions You're Not Supposed to Know: Reclaiming American Patriotism

50 American Revolutions You're Not Supposed to Know: Reclaiming American Patriotism

Michael Zezima


Since while was once it unpatriotic to dissent? Why is it "un-American" to query our government's guidelines? and the way did the a ways correct be capable to declare the flag solely for itself?

A booklet that the rustic desperately wishes, 50 American Revolutions is a concise, quickly advisor to the folk and occasions in our country's heritage that progressives and someone now not inspired by means of the unconventional Right's warped model of patriotism may be happy with. writer Mickey Z starts off with Thomas Paine's innovative manifesto Common Sense, written anonymously as a pamphlet in January 1776 and browse by way of each member of Congress, and is going directly to spotlight the main remarkable humans and occasions within the background of the us, all through to the households of 11th of September sufferers within the crew peaceable Tomorrows wondering the relationship among the occasions of that day and the us' next acts of aggression in Iraq.

In addition to concise essays on every little thing and everybody from the invoice of Rights to incapacity rights, Coxey's military to Public Enemy, Mickey additionally highlights vital milestones alongside the timeline of the ebook, making for an entire photo people historical past, sturdy with bad.

As with Russ Kick's ultra-popular 50 issues you are not speculated to Know, 50 American Revolutions is completely sized for purses and coat wallet (it's a similar dimension as a CD), it is a super present for a person whose notion of patriotism wishes a few revision.

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