The History of the United States of America. Founded in 1776 by our Founding Fathers including and not limited to General George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Alexander Hamilton. George Washington wanted to be elected by the people and did not want to be King; he became the first president in 1789 followed by Adams (The only Founding Father who did not own slaves) and Jefferson (Penned the Declaration of Independence, buyer of the Louisiana Purchase.)more...
Between 1776 - 1860, more states in the West entered into the Union while the North and South became separated due to economy & slavery. After Abraham Lincoln was elected, the South became their own country: Confederate States of America with President Elect Jefferson Davis. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation which freed the slaves. Civil War broke out at Fort Sumter, climaxed at Gettysburg and ended at the Alamo: 600,000 dead. The Union was preserved. Reconstruction followed.
Keeping the general population as uneducated as possible so that they really believe their country is the best and that they have a say in what happens in it. Rather than the truth -that large corporations run the show and that the average American has no voice what so ever. That way people like George W Bush bet elected.
American History - Republicans convincing red neck yahoos that the Republican party supports uneducated backwoods gun toting folk when in reality the leaders of the party are all well educated ivy league grads.