What Would the Founders Do?: Our Questions, Their Answers
by Richard Brookhiser
Publisher: Basic Books
May 2006

Why do Americans care so much about the Founding Fathers? After all, the French don't ask themselves, "What would Napoleon do?" But Washington, Franklin, Jefferson, Hamilton, Madison, and Adams built our country, wrote our user's manuals--the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution--and ran the nation while it was still under warranty and could be returned to the manufacturer. If anyone knows how the U.S.A. should work, they did and they still do. Richard Brookhiser has been writing, talking, and thinking about the Founders for years.

48 Liberal Lies about American History:
(That You Probably Learned in School)
Author: Larry Schweikart
Publisher: Sentinel
September 2008


A historian debunks four-dozen PC myths about our nation's past.

Over the last forty years, history textbooks have become more and more politically correct and distorted about our country's past, argues professor Larry Schweikart. The result, he says, is that students graduate from high school and even college with twisted beliefs about economics, foreign policy, war, religion, race relations, and many other subjects.

Between War and Peace:
Lessons from Afghanistan to Iraq
Author: Victor Davis Davis Hanson
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
February 2004

In his acclaimed collection An Autumn of War, the scholar and military historian Victor Davis Hanson expressed powerful and provocative views of September 11 and the ensuing war in Afghanistan. Now, in these challenging new essays, he examines the world's ongoing war on terrorism, from America to Iraq, from Europe to Israel, and beyond.

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
May 2005


"David McCullough tells the story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence - when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper.

America's Promise:
A Concise History of the United States, Vol. 2
Authors: Donald Critchlow & Paula C. Baker
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
April 2004

>From the colonial town green to the televised town hall, Americans have shaped their destiny through their public life and the communities in which they continue to live and work towards America's Promise.

Thomas Paine and the Promise of America
Author: Harvey J. Kaye (University of Wisconsin)
Publisher: Hill and Wang
August 2005

Jefferson's Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello
Author: Andrew Burstein
Publisher: Basic Books
January 2005