A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's by Larry Schweikart,Michael Patrick Allen

By Larry Schweikart,Michael Patrick Allen

For the earlier 3 a long time, many historical past professors have allowed their biases to distort the way in which America’s earlier is taught. those intellectuals have looked for situations 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 concerning the internment of eastern american citizens in the course of international battle 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 historical past of the us corrects these doctrinaire biases. during this groundbreaking e-book, 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 state uniquely winning. This publication deals a long-overdue acknowledgment of America’s actual and proud history.

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