This Land Is Their Land

A Revolutionary Working People's History of the United States

By George Gruenthal

A second, expanded edition published in January 2019:

1. The Americas before Columbus
     Buffy Sainte Marie: My Country ‘Tis of Thy People You’re Dying
2. African Slaves
    European Indentures
3. Formation of the 13 Colonies into the United States
4. Andrew Jackson, “Representative of the  Common People,” Indian Fighter and Slave-owner
5. Compromises and Struggles between the  Plantation South and the Capitalist North
    Slave Rebellions
6. The Mexican American Wars, 1836-1848
7. Civil War
8. Reconstruction and the Development of the Afro-American Nation
    Presidential Reconstruction
    Reconstruction Governments
9. The Unification of the U.S. Capitalist State
10. 1886 and the Fight for the 8-Hour Day
      Lucy Parsons
11. Workers’ Struggles, 1880 to 1920
      Joe Hill Song
12. Development of Imperialism and  the Spanish-American War of 1898
      Major General Smedley D. Butler
13. World War I
14. The Russian  Revolution in and its Influence on the United States
15. Formation of the Communist Party USA
16. Reformist and Revolutionary Organizations  within the Black National Movement
      Claude McKay: If We Must Die
17. The “Roaring Twenties”
18. The Great Depression
      Early Workers’ Struggles during the Depression
19. Workers’ Struggles During the New Deal
      Fascist Attacks and Bourgeois Reforms
20. The International Situation Leading up to World War II
      Woody Guthrie: Jarama Valley
21. World War II and the Role of the Major Powers
      Bertold Brecht: What Did the Soldier’s Wife Reeceive?
22. The International Consequences of World War II
23. Post-World War II, McCarthyism and  the Trade Union Movement
24. The Korean War
25. The Civil Rights Movement
      Malcolm X
      Billie Holiday: Strange Fruit
26. The Rise of the Revolutionary Afro-American Liberation Movement
      The Black Panther Party
      Other Revolutionary Afro-American Groups
      Gil Scott Heron: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
27. Other Revolutionary National Movements
      The Puerto Rican National Movement
      The Chicano/Mexicano Movement
      Asian-American, Native American and Other Movements
28. The Vietnam War and the Anti-War Movement
      Nixon and Watergate; Ford, the Totally Unelected President
      Phil Ochs: Love Me, I’m a Liberal
29. The Women’s Movement
      The Movement of the 1970s
30. The LGBT Movement
31. The Rise and Decline of the New Marxist-Leninist Movements
      Other Problems of the New M-L Movements
32. A Period of Ebbs and Flows
      The International Situation
33. From the 2000 Elections to the
Attacks of September 11, 2001
34. “Terrorism” and Endless Wars
      Invasion of Iraq
35. Scapegoating of Muslims and the USA PATRIOT ACT
      Dr. Aafia Siddiqui
36. May Day 2006 and the Immigrant Rights Movement
37. The Crisis of 2008 and the Decline of U.S. Imperialism
38. Continuing Imperialist Wars, Inter-Imperialist Crises and Internationalism
      Imperialism in Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East
      The Class Nature of Russia and China Today
39. Oppressed Nationalities
      Mass Incarceration
      Recent Police Killings and Black Lives Matter
      Struggles of Other Oppressed Peoples
40. Environmental Destruction and Capitalism
      Global Warning and Climate Change
      Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and Monsanto
      Chemtrails and Geo-Engineering
41. Trump and Increased Reaction
      The Role of the Democratic Party
      The Need for a United Front
The Internationale
General Bibliography

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