Sugar-coated lies: my daughter’s politically correct history textbook

When I was a child, my schools assigned history textbooks that were almost entirely accurate. But my daughter’s third grade history textbook is anything but accurate. Its false claims may reflect a clumsy, ham-handed attempt to make certain people (like minority children and residents of non-wealthy areas) feel better about themselves. But it is unlikely to achieve anything other than depriving kids of a solid grasp of their country’s history. Its false claims may also make bright children cynical about the value of their studies, and discourage them from studying history at the college level, leading to a further decline in the study of the humanities.

The book is “Our World Far and Wide,” by Five Ponds Press, used in conjunction with the Virginia Standards of Learning. The book..

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Editors Note: This article is reprinted from LibertyUnyielding.com courtesy HansBader via Liberty Alliance

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Hans Bader practices law in Washington, D.C. After studying economics and history at the University of Virginia and law at Harvard, he practiced civil-rights, international-trade, and constitutional law. Hans also writes for CNS News and has appeared on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal.”

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