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By Barry Balleck

This provocative quantity explores how and why the note "patriot" has been appropriated by way of those that struggle opposed to the U.S. government—sometimes advocating violence in help in their goals.

• Addresses the big variety of "patriot" teams presently energetic within the usa, protecting their origins and present actions and what they exhibit approximately America's political state

• Profiles famous patriot teams

• Discusses the political, monetary, and social dynamics that perpetuate the expansion of those pursuits

• Explores how and why such teams advanced from guardians of the rules of confined executive to proponents of radicalized violence opposed to these they see as being towards their beliefs

• Overviews the congruence of patriotism and political violence in U.S. background, akin to how disillusionment within the wake of the Civil conflict supplied fodder for the forming of the Klu Klux Klan

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