James W. Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me"
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This paper examines James Loewen's contention in "Lies My Teacher Told Me," that U.S. history textbooks are filled with distortions, omissions, and outright lies, and the impact of these lies on American students.
From the Paper:"If you attended history class in US public schools, chances are you believe Columbus discovered America, Helen Keller was an inspirational and democratic American, and you more than likely view Woodrow Wilson as champion on human rights and world peace. All of these beliefs are either outright lies, misinformation or are guilty of lies by omission described by James W. Loewen in "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong".
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James W. Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me" (2005, December 01) Retrieved April 20, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/james-w-loewen-lies-my-teacher-told-me-72270/
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