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PRESIDENTIAL SERIES > TOC AND SYLLABUS - BLOOD OF TYRANTS ~ (SPOILER THREAD)

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This is the thread for the table of contents and syllabus for the upcoming Spotlighted book: Blood of Tyrants: George Washington & the Forging of the Presidency.


Blood of Tyrants George Washington & the Forging of the Presidency by Logan Beirne by Logan BeirneLogan Beirne


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The Table of Contents:

Introduction 1

I - THE KING OF AMERICA 13

1. The Not-So United States 13
2. Not As Happy in Peace as They Had Been Glorious in War 21
3. The Shadow Government 27
4. The Phoenix 32
5. Wield the Sword 39
6. Supreme Law of the Land 45

II - CRUEL AND USUAL PUNISHMENT 49

7. The Currents of War 51
8. Exitus Acta Probat 57
9. American Fortitude 65
10. Necessary Evil 71
11. Fully Justifiable 81
12. To Defend the Nation 90

III - DICTATOR OF AMERICA 99
13. Scorpion on a Leash 102
14. Between a Hawk and a Buzzard 115
15. Onslaught 123
16. The Times that Try Men's Souls 135
17. Reevaluation 140
18. Victory of Death 150
19. Idolatry 160
20. Dictator Perpetuo 167

IV - TRIBUNALS & TRIBULATIONS 177
21. Gentleman Johnny vs. Granny Gates 180
22. A Traitor Lurks 189
23. Treason of the Blackest Dye 200
24. Commissions & Courts-Marshall 209
25. American Military Justice 218

V - HIS EXCELLENCY'S LOYAL SUBJECTS 229
26. Total Ruin 231
27. Band of Brethren 238
28. Poison & Peas 245
29. America's Defender 253
30. License to Plunder 258
31. Not-So-Civil War 271

VI - COULD HAVE BEEN KING 281
32. Oh God! It's All Over! 284
33. Winning the Peace 290
34. Spectacles & Speculation 296
35. The Greatest Man in the World 304

Epilogue: Governing from the Grave 313

Acknowledgments 320

Notes 323

Index 407


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The Syllabus

Syllabus for Blood of Tyrants: George Washington & the Forging of the Presidency

Week One - August 12 - August 18-> INTRODUCTION and Chapters ONE, TWO and THREE p. 1 - 31 - INTRODUCTION, ONE – The Not-So United States, TWO - Not As Happy in Peace as They Had Been Glorious in War, and THREE - The Shadow Government

Week Two- August 19 - August 25-> Chapters FOUR, FIVE, SIX p. 32 - 48
FOUR - The Phoenix, FIVE - Wield the Sword, and SIX - Supreme Law of the Land

Week Three - August 26 - September 1-> Chapters SEVEN, EIGHT, and NINE p. 51 - 70
SEVEN - The Currents of War, EIGHT - Exitus Acta Probat, and NINE - American Fortitude

Week Four - September 2 - September 8 -> Chapters TEN, ELEVEN, and TWELVE p. 71 - 98
TEN - Necessary Evil, ELEVEN - Fully Justifiable, and TWELVE - To Defend the Nation

Week Five - September 9 - September 15-> Chapters THIRTEEN, FOURTEEN, FIFTEEN, and SIXTEEN p. 102 - 139 - THIRTEEN - Scorpion on a Leash, FOURTEEN - Between a Hawk and a Buzzard, FIFTEEN - Onslaught, and SIXTEEN - The Times that Try Men's Souls

Week Six - September 16 - September 22-> Chapters SEVENTEEN, EIGHTEEN, NINETEEN, and TWENTY p. 140 - 176 - SEVENTEEN - Reevaluation, EIGHTEEN - Victory of Death, NINETEEN - Idolatry, and TWENTY - Dictator Perpetuo

Week Seven - September 23 - September 29 -> Chapters TWENTY ONE, TWENTY TWO and TWENTY THREE p. 180 - 208 - TWENTY ONE - Gentleman Johnny vs. Granny Gates, TWENTY TWO - A Traitor Lurks, and TWENTY THREE - Treason of the Blackest Dye

Week Eight - September 30 - October 6-> Chapters TWENTY FOUR, TWENTY FIVE, and TWENTY SIX p. 209 - 237 - TWENTY FOUR - Commissions & Courts-Marshall, TWENTY FIVE - American Military Justice, and TWENTY SIX - Total Ruin

Week Nine - October 7 - October 13 -> Chapters TWENTY SEVEN, TWENTY EIGHT, and TWENTY NINE p. 238 - 257 - TWENTY SEVEN - Band of Brethren, TWENTY EIGHT - Poison & Peas, and TWENTY NINE - America's Defender

Week Ten - October 14 - October 20--> Chapters THIRTY, THIRTY ONE, and THIRTY TWO p. 258 - 289 - THIRTY - License to Plunder, THIRTY ONE - Not-So-Civil War, and THIRTY TWO - Oh God! It's All Over!

Week Eleven - October 21 - October 27-> Chapters THIRTY THREE, THIRTY FOUR, THIRTY FIVE, and EPILOGUE p. 290 - 319 - THIRTY THREE - Winning the Peace, THIRTY FOUR - Spectacles & Speculation, THIRTY FIVE - The Greatest Man in the World, and EPILOGUE - Governing from the Grave

Week Twelve - October 28 - November 3-> Book as a Whole and Final Thoughts (Spoiler Thread)


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