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Evaluating Books: What Would Thomas Jefferson Think About This? (blemished)

Evaluating Books: What Would Thomas Jefferson Think About This, 2nd Edition (blemished)

by Richard J. Maybury

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ISBN-13: 978-0-942617-53-5
ISBN-10: 0-942617-53-3
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"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. Quality paper, 127 pages, Ages 12 through Adult.
Can be used for courses in Economics, Business, Finance, Government and History.

Evaluating Books: What Would Thomas Jefferson Think About This (by Martha Robinson, Reviewer for HomeschoolChristian.com)
"Evaluating Books" will be an eye-opener for most homeschooling parents. Written in an easy-to-follow format, parents will become much more aware of the slant of many texts and will be able to teach their children to be even more discerning. Christian parents should be particularly interested in Mr. Maybury's ideas as he strongly advocates return to laws of a higher power rather than government laws.



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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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 Aren1t 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

"Evaluating Books" will be an eye-opener for most homeschooling parents. Written in an easy-to-follow format, parents will become much more aware of the slant of many texts and will be able to teach their children to be even more discerning. Christian parents should be particularly interested in Mr. Maybury's ideas as he strongly advocates return to laws of a higher power rather than government laws.
(Martha Robinson, Reviewer for HomeschoolChristian.com)
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