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Lies My Teacher Told Me : Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

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Winner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. Marred by an embarrassing combination of blind patriotism, mindless optimism, sheer misinformation, and o…

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TIL Wile E Coyote catches Roadrunner only once on the 31st anniversary episode of the series. He then hold up a sign that says “Okay wise guys, you always wanted me to catch him. Now what do I do?”(r/todayilearned)

I know that feel bro.

I argued with my 3rd grade teacher that tomatoes were fruits, or at the very least classifiable as both. She insisted I was wrong because they were… in salads. My distrust of institutionalized education began that day, you stupid fucking cunt Mrs. Stevenson.

Relevant: Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong [Paperback]

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Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

James W. Loewen

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1

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Touchstone

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TIL Wile E Coyote catches Roadrunner only once on the 31st anniversary episode of the series. He then hold up a sign that says “Okay wise guys, you always wanted me to catch him. Now what do I do?”

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