Mba Mbulu's An Introduction to White History: The History of White America is one of a few, if not the only white American history book written by a Black person! Mba Mbulu's An Introduction to White History: The History of White America serves the educational interests of students and teachers by being a well rounded appraisal of historical developments in the United States of America; why they took place and what their future implications are. A sketch of the book reveals:
A table of contents that clearly outlines the chronology of the book. Thus, the reader and instructor can follow it as is or skip around to address specific periods;
Revealing coverage of the Black and Red natives (so-called Indians) that occupied America before the arrival of white people;
A conceptual understanding of the economic principles that dominate the people who conquered America and the government they established;
Includes review questions at the end of each section and a suggested reading list in the Preface;
Discusses what Black People can learn from studying the experiences of the people who had what it takes to build a nation; etc.
Section One: WHITE AMERICA'S ROOTS
(1) Cristobal Colon (2) The Spanish Armada (3) White America's Founding Fathers (4) Governments, Businessmen And Churches (5) Businessmen, Laborers And Malcontents (6) Peers And Peons (7) Education And Misinformation Section One: Summary Section One: Review Questions
Section Two: THE BRITISH COLONIES
(8) Establishing A Colony I. Perspectives on Established Boundaries II. Perseverance and Social Contracts III. Extending Boundaries (9) The English Colonies I. Early Steps II. Business, Business, Business III. Colonization Initiatives IV. Tobacco (10) Antagonisms Within The Colonies I. Farmers, Planters and Tradesmen II. Capitalism 11: Problems Between Mother And Child Section Two: Summary Section Two: Review Questions
Section 3: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
(12) The Discovery Of A New Land (13) The Colonies Become Prosperous I. Slave Labor II. Underpaid Labor III. Money Crops, Money Products And Money Services IV. Efficiency Of Operations (14) The Revolutionary War Period (1750 - 1783) I. Colonial Discontentment II. Pontiac's War III. Sectional Incompatibilities (15) The Revolutionary War I. The Business of War II. The Burden of War III. That's Why They Fight The War IV. They Fight The War V. Victory (16) The Articles Of Confederation (1781 - 1787) I. Establishing A Provisional Government II. The Articles of Confederation III. The Articles of Confederation: Danger Signs (17) Life Under The Articles Of Confederation I. Everyday People and Elites II. Everyday People III. Elites IV. Seeds of Discontent V. The Straws That Stirred The Milkshake VI. The Industrial Revolution VII. Adam Smith VIII. Wall Street (18) The Overthrow Of The American Revolution I. The Articles of Confederation (1781-1787) II. Amending A Constitution III. Some Business Men Meet IV. A Constitutional Coup d'Etat (1787) V. And States Rights??? VI. A Pro-Slavery Law of the Land Section Three: Summary Section Three: Review Questions
Section 4: THE LAW OF THE LAND
(19) A Nation Steeped In Hypocrisy I. Introduction II. Out With the Vanquished III. Political Continuity IV. A New Government V. The Pillars of Hypocrisy (20) The Business Of The Nation I. The Invisible Pilot II. Office Holders and Policies III. Political Parties IV. From Issues to Non-Issues (21) The Nation Ages And Expands I. America's Paradigm II. Fair Weather Morals III. Westward Expansion IV. Native American Policy V. Unpaid and Underpaid Labor VI. Sectional Hostilities (22) War In America I. White America Attacks Black People II. Black People Defend Themselves (23) The War Between The States I. The Beginning of War II. Pretexts and Crutches III. The War To Free The South IV. They Fight The War V. Where Does White Power Go From Here? (24) Reconstructing White Power I. The Shot That Ended The War II. Reconstruction: A False Start III. Congress Takes Control IV. The Reconstruction Amendments V. Blood Is Always Thicker Section Four: Summary Section Four: Review Questions
CONCLUSION I. Of Business, By Business, and For Business II. Economic Capitalism, Political Capitalism And Social Capitalism III. And The Future?
Mba Mbulu's An Introduction to White History: The History of White America is an ideal supplement to American History courses taught in high schools and colleges.
Mba Mbulu's An Introduction to White History: The History of White America ISBN 1883885-22-1 [5.5 X 8.5] [194 pages]