By Larry Schweikart, Michael Patrick Allen
For the previous 3 a long time, many background professors have allowed their biases to distort the best way America’s prior is taught. those intellectuals have hunted for situations of racism, sexism, and bigotry in our heritage 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 american citizens in the course of global struggle II than approximately D-Day or Iwo Jima; extra at the hazards 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 publication, 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 kingdom uniquely profitable. This booklet deals a long-overdue acknowledgment of America’s real and proud historical past.
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On December 17, on the third day of Hanukkah, as it happened, they flew the machine almost 120 feet in 12 seconds. They actually made four flights on that day at a place called Kitty Hawk. The longest flight was 852 feet and took 59 seconds. Imagine that!
October 23, 1903 Hope at last for Mama and Papa. I talked to Papa about the compromise and he thinks it is a very good idea. Then he went right out and with all the money he made on doing those extra bundles on Simchat Torah he rented a sewing machine. He got one for one dollar fifty cents per month. It is nearly a tenth of his usual weekly pay but I think it will be worth it. Mama hesitated at first. But then I told her that I could go out and do all the business for her and take orders here on the Lower East Side.
First, guess what? Blu and I have been promoted!! We start third grade on Monday! We are ahead of schedule by a whole month. Hanukkah doesn’t start this year until December 14. I think the teacher was very impressed with my composition about Marie Curie. Also, the uptown governess has come back, not for her college girlfriends but for the entire household staff. The lady of the house wants new uniforms for the servants. The governess lady — oh, she has the most wonderful name, Caroline — says if we do a good job the lady might have us make some clothes for the children.
A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror by Larry Schweikart, Michael Patrick Allen