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The Presidential Dickerbook: Further Reading

Thank you for reading The Presidential Dickerbook. Want to learn more about the history of White House dickery? We recommend the following sources, though sadly, none of them come with dick stickers:

GEORGE WASHINGTON

The Whiskey Rebellion
Conotocarious

JOHN ADAMS

The Sedition Acts

THOMAS JEFFERSON

Indian Civilization Program
Sally Hemmings

JAMES MADISON

Paul Jennings

JAMES MONROE

Florida
American Colonization Society

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS

Nagel, Paul (1999). John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press

ANDREW JACKSON

Trail of Tears

MARTIN VAN BUREN

Cherokee Removal
O.K.

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON

What Killed Harrison?

JOHN TYLER

Annexation of Texas
The USS Princeton Disaster

JAMES K. POLK

The Mexican American War

ZACHARY TAYLOR

Owned Slaves and Never Voted
Death by Cherries and Milk

MILLARD FILLMORE

The Fugitive Slave Act

FRANKLIN PIERCE

Kansas-Nebraska Act and Bleeding Kansas

JAMES BUCHANAN

Klein, Philip S. (1962). President James Buchanan: A Biography (1995 ed.). Newtown, Connecticut: American Political Biography Press

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Suspension of Habeus Corpus

ANDREW JOHNSON

Black Codes
Field Order No. 15

ULYSSES S. GRANT

Scandals

RUTHERFORD B. HAYES

Compromise of 1877

JAMES GARFIELD

WhiteHouse.gov Profile

CHESTER A. ARTHUR

Crow Creek Reservation
Chinese Exclusion Act

GROVER CLEVELAND

Zinn, Howard. A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present. New York: HarperPerennial Modern Classics, 2003 - Chapter 11: Robber Barons and Rebels

BENJAMIN HARRISON

Annexation of Hawaii

WILLIAM McKINLEY

Spanish-American War

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

The Roosevelt Corollary
Racism

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT

The Bathtub

WOODROW WILSON

Esipionage and Sedition Acts

WARREN HARDING

Domestic Affairs

CALVIN COOLIDGE

Farm Bill
Tax Cuts for the Rich

HERBERT HOOVER

The Bonus Army

FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT

Internment Camps
Court Packing

HARRY TRUMAN

POWs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Civil Rights
Mayer, Michael S. "With much deliberation and some speed: Eisenhower and the Brown decision." The Journal of Southern History (1986): 43-76.

JOHN F. KENNEDY

Bay of Pigs
Attempt at Sedition Act Extension

LYNDON B. JOHNSON

Vietnam
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara. Dir. Errol. Morris. 2003. DVD.

RICHARD NIXON

Watergate
Racism

GERALD FORD

The Mayaguez Incident

JIMMY CARTER

Aid to Dictators

RONALD REAGAN

Reagan and the War on Drugs
Reagan and AIDS

GEORGE H. W. BUSH

The Persian Gulf War

BILL CLINTON

Life in Brief

GEORGE W. BUSH

7 Worst Moments of George W. Bush Presidency
Or Just Google "worst moments of bush presidency"

BARACK OBAMA

Drones
NSA Spying
Citizenfour. Dir. Laura Poitras. HBO, 2014. HBOGo.
Last Week Tonight: Government Surveillance

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