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Flaws in American History Textbooks
An examination of the thesis that history education is largely inaccurate and has many limitations.
# 125986 | 1,000 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (General) , History (General)


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The paper uses two scholarly revisionist articles on Christopher Columbus to examine the thesis that history is largely inaccurate and that students are not being well-educated.

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"As James W. Loewen pointed out, there is a great deal wrong with the way that American history textbooks have traditionally presented history. Loewen also makes the case that many teachers of American history have failed to incorporate multiple perspectives on major events and issues, thereby cheating their students of opportunities to gain an in-depth understanding of the forces, people and situations that have impacted upon their world. Building on this concept, this essay looks specifically at the case of Christopher..."

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