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Slowly compiling the list of references I've consulted since working on the game. This isn't the entire list. 

@MrPotatoTed I figured out how to make Google Docs not bold the text. I first pasted it into a blank email field and then copy+pasted it from there 

References Used for AMPU: 

Adams, John Quincy. Diaries

Arrington, Benjamin T. The Last Lincoln Republican: The Presidential Election of 1880

Bailyn, Bernard. Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Banner Jr, James M. Presidential Misconduct: From George Washington to Today

Barone, Michael. How America’s Political Parties Change (And How They Don’t)

Barone, Michael Shaping Our Nation

Beard, Charles A. History of the United States

Bernstein, William J. A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World

Borden, Morton. Political Parties in American History, 3 volumes

Busch, Andrew E. Truman’s Triumphs: The 1948 Election and the Making of Post-War America 

Busch, Andrew E. Reagan’s Victory: The Presidential Election of 1980 and the Rise of the Right

Calhoun, Charles W. Minority Victory: Gilded Age Politics and the Front Porch Campaign of 

1888

Chervinsky, Lindsay M. The Cabinet

Congressional Quarterly’s Guide to US Elections

Cohen, Marty. The Party Decides

Cole, Donald E. Vindicating Andrew Jackson: The 1828 Election and the Rise of the Two-Party 

System

Degregorio, William A. The Complete Book of US Presidents

Dickerson, John. The Hardest Job in the World

Eland, Ivan. Recarving Rushmore

Ellis, Richard. Old Tip vs. the Sly Fox: The 1840 Election and the Making of a Partisan Nation

Friedman, George. The Next 100 Years

Gerhardt, Michael J. The Forgotten Presidents 

Gerring, John. Party Ideology in America: 1828-1996

Greene, John Robert. I Like Ike: The Presidential Election of 1952

Gould, Lewis L. Four Hats in the Ring: The 1912 Election and the Birth of Modern American 

Politics

Greenspan, Alan. Capitalism in America: An Economic History of the United States

Hochberg, Fred P. Trade is Not a Four Letter Word

Hofstadter, Richard. The American Political Tradition

Hofstadter, Richard. Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Holt, Michael F. The Election of 1860: “A Campaign Fraught with Consequences”

Holt, Michael F. By One Vote: The Disputed Election of 1876

Holt, Michael F. Rise and Fall of the American Whigs Party

Isenberg, Nancy. White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Jeffries, John W. A Third Term for FDR: The Election of 1940

Kendi, Ibram X. How to be Anti-Racist

Larson, Edward J A Magnificent Catastrophe

Lichtman, Allan J. The Embattled Vote in America

Lichtman, Allan J. Predicting the Next President

Lindert, Peter H. Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality since 1700

MacNeil, Neil. The American Senate

Mayhew, David R. America’s Congress: Actions in the Public Sphere, James Madison Through 

Newt Gingrich

Millet, Allan R. For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States, 1607-2012.

Moore, John L. Congressional Quarterly’s Guide to US Elections

Murray, Charles. Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010

Nelson, Michael. Resilient America: Electing Nixon in 1968, Channeling Dissent, and Dividing 

Government. 

Nelson, Michael. Clinton’s Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of Governance

Pasley, Jeffrey L. The First Presidential Contest: 1796 and the Founding of American 

Democracy

Pitney, Jr., John J. After Reagan: Bush, Dukakis, and the 1988 Election

Ratcliffe, Donald. The One-Party Presidential Contest: Adams, Jackson, and 1824’s Five-Horse 

Race

Ritchie, Donald A. Electing FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932

Rorabaugh, W. J. The Real Making of the President: Kennedy, Nixon, and the 1960 Election. 

Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law

Sabato, Larry J. A More Perfect Constitution

Sharp, James Roger. The Deadlocked Election of 1800: Jefferson, Burr, and the Union in the

Balance

Siegler, Mark V. An Economic History of the United States

Silby, Joel H. Party Over Section: The Rough and Ready Presidential Election of 1848

Vidal, Gore. The American Presidency

Vidal, Gore. The Decline and Fall of the American Empire

Vidal, Gore. Burr

Vidal, Gore. Lincoln

Wikipedia

Williams, Daniel K. The Election of the Evangelical: Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and the 

Presidential Contest of 1976

Witcover, Jules. Party of the People: A History of the Democrats

Woodard, Colin. American Nations

Young, Nancy Beck. Two Suns of the Southwest: Lyndon Johnson, Barry Goldwater, and 1964 

Battle Between Liberalism and Conservatism

Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States

US Constitution

Declaration of Independence

Articles of Confederation

Federalist Papers

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On 9/17/2021 at 10:16 AM, vcczar said:

Slowly compiling the list of references I've consulted since working on the game. This isn't the entire list. 

@MrPotatoTed I figured out how to make Google Docs not bold the text. I first pasted it into a blank email field and then copy+pasted it from there 

References Used for AMPU: 

Adams, John Quincy. Diaries

Arrington, Benjamin T. The Last Lincoln Republican: The Presidential Election of 1880

Bailyn, Bernard. Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Banner Jr, James M. Presidential Misconduct: From George Washington to Today

Barone, Michael. How America’s Political Parties Change (And How They Don’t)

Barone, Michael Shaping Our Nation

Beard, Charles A. History of the United States

Bernstein, William J. A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World

Borden, Morton. Political Parties in American History, 3 volumes

Busch, Andrew E. Truman’s Triumphs: The 1948 Election and the Making of Post-War America 

Busch, Andrew E. Reagan’s Victory: The Presidential Election of 1980 and the Rise of the Right

Calhoun, Charles W. Minority Victory: Gilded Age Politics and the Front Porch Campaign of 

1888

Chervinsky, Lindsay M. The Cabinet

Congressional Quarterly’s Guide to US Elections

Cohen, Marty. The Party Decides

Cole, Donald E. Vindicating Andrew Jackson: The 1828 Election and the Rise of the Two-Party 

System

Degregorio, William A. The Complete Book of US Presidents

Dickerson, John. The Hardest Job in the World

Eland, Ivan. Recarving Rushmore

Ellis, Richard. Old Tip vs. the Sly Fox: The 1840 Election and the Making of a Partisan Nation

Friedman, George. The Next 100 Years

Gerhardt, Michael J. The Forgotten Presidents 

Gerring, John. Party Ideology in America: 1828-1996

Greene, John Robert. I Like Ike: The Presidential Election of 1952

Gould, Lewis L. Four Hats in the Ring: The 1912 Election and the Birth of Modern American 

Politics

Greenspan, Alan. Capitalism in America: An Economic History of the United States

Hochberg, Fred P. Trade is Not a Four Letter Word

Hofstadter, Richard. The American Political Tradition

Hofstadter, Richard. Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Holt, Michael F. The Election of 1860: “A Campaign Fraught with Consequences”

Holt, Michael F. By One Vote: The Disputed Election of 1876

Holt, Michael F. Rise and Fall of the American Whigs Party

Isenberg, Nancy. White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Jeffries, John W. A Third Term for FDR: The Election of 1940

Kendi, Ibram X. How to be Anti-Racist

Larson, Edward J A Magnificent Catastrophe

Lichtman, Allan J. The Embattled Vote in America

Lichtman, Allan J. Predicting the Next President

Lindert, Peter H. Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality since 1700

MacNeil, Neil. The American Senate

Mayhew, David R. America’s Congress: Actions in the Public Sphere, James Madison Through 

Newt Gingrich

Millet, Allan R. For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States, 1607-2012.

Moore, John L. Congressional Quarterly’s Guide to US Elections

Murray, Charles. Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010

Nelson, Michael. Resilient America: Electing Nixon in 1968, Channeling Dissent, and Dividing 

Government. 

Nelson, Michael. Clinton’s Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of Governance

Pasley, Jeffrey L. The First Presidential Contest: 1796 and the Founding of American 

Democracy

Pitney, Jr., John J. After Reagan: Bush, Dukakis, and the 1988 Election

Ratcliffe, Donald. The One-Party Presidential Contest: Adams, Jackson, and 1824’s Five-Horse 

Race

Ritchie, Donald A. Electing FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932

Rorabaugh, W. J. The Real Making of the President: Kennedy, Nixon, and the 1960 Election. 

Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law

Sabato, Larry J. A More Perfect Constitution

Sharp, James Roger. The Deadlocked Election of 1800: Jefferson, Burr, and the Union in the

Balance

Siegler, Mark V. An Economic History of the United States

Silby, Joel H. Party Over Section: The Rough and Ready Presidential Election of 1848

Vidal, Gore. The American Presidency

Vidal, Gore. The Decline and Fall of the American Empire

Vidal, Gore. Burr

Vidal, Gore. Lincoln

Wikipedia

Williams, Daniel K. The Election of the Evangelical: Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and the 

Presidential Contest of 1976

Witcover, Jules. Party of the People: A History of the Democrats

Woodard, Colin. American Nations

Young, Nancy Beck. Two Suns of the Southwest: Lyndon Johnson, Barry Goldwater, and 1964 

Battle Between Liberalism and Conservatism

Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States

US Constitution

Declaration of Independence

Articles of Confederation

Federalist Papers

Will Arthur Schlesinger be in this list?

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2 minutes ago, Timur said:

Will Arthur Schlesinger be in this list?

He's in some of the books that are composed of essays, but I'm not using any of his solo works because he focuses primarily on individual presidencies and most of the books I read during this 3-year-period dealt with large periods of time. There's like 100 more books I wish I had time to read or re-read before I released this, but I could prepare this game forever. I'd like to play it sometime before I'm old.

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