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Evaluating Books: What Would Thomas Jefferson Think About This? : Guidelines For Selecting Books Consistent With The Principles Of America's Founders
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Publisher Bluestocking Pr
Publication date June 1, 2004
Pages 125
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780942617535
ISBN-10 0942617533
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.42 lbs.
Original list price $10.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Evaluating Books: What Would Thomas Jefferson Think About This?" offers many insights. It teaches principles of economics and government in bite-sized nuggets, and gives indicators for spotting the philosophical slant of most writers and media commentators on the subjects of law, history, economics and literature. For ages 12 through adult. Can be used for courses in Economics, Business, Finance, Government and History.

Table of Contents for Evaluating Books: What Would Thomas Jefferson Think About This?
Uncle Eric's Model of How the World Works
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How to Use This Book
Evaluating Books
America's Founders

Negative Indicators
Issue #1. The Great Depression
Issue #2. Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal
Issue #3. Progressive Taxes
Issue #4. Robber Baron Capitalists
Issue #5. Governments Aren't Greedy
Issue #6. Child Labor Laws
Issue #7. Farmers Had Happier Lives
Issue #8. Poverty and Crime
Issue #9. Wage-and-Price Spiral
Issue #10. Needs of Society
Issue #11. Isolationism
Issue #12. Unions Saved Workers
Issue #13. Social Security is Beneficial
Issue #14. War
Issue #15. Sacrifice
Issue #16. The Founders Motives Were Corrupt

Misleading Terms

Positive Indicators
Indicator #1. Quality of Life
Indicator #2. Individualism
Indicator #3. Accomplishment Deserves Reward
Indicator #4. Higher Law Exists
Indicator #5. Heroes Use Brain Not Brawn
Indicator #6. Evidence vs. Opinion
Indicator #7. Objective Truth
Indicator #8. Tanstaafl
Indicator #9. Overcome Problems & Move Forward

Examples
The Great Thanksgiving Hoax
A Tribute to the Statue of Ellis Island
The Founding Fathers: Smugglers, Tax Evaders, and Traitors?
Recommended Authors
Organizations
About Richard J. Maybury
Index

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