New PDF release: A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's

By Larry Schweikart, Michael Patrick Allen

ISBN-10: 1101217782

ISBN-13: 9781101217788

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For the previous 3 many years, many historical past professors have allowed their biases to distort the best way America’s prior is taught. those intellectuals have looked for circumstances of racism, sexism, and bigotry in our historical past whereas downplaying the greatness of America’s patriots and the achievements of “dead white men.”

As a end result, extra emphasis is put on Harriet Tubman than on George Washington; extra in regards to the internment of jap americans in the course of global struggle II than approximately D-Day or Iwo Jima; extra at the risks we confronted from Joseph McCarthy than these we confronted from Josef Stalin.

A Patriot’s heritage of the United States corrects these doctrinaire biases. during this groundbreaking ebook, America’s discovery, founding, and improvement are reexamined with an appreciation for the weather of public advantage, own liberty, and personal estate that make this country uniquely winning. This publication deals a long-overdue acknowledgment of America’s actual and proud heritage.

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