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    DescriptionOver the last forty years, history textbooks have become more and more politically correct and distorted about our country's past, argues professor Larry Schweikart. The result, he says, is that students graduate from high school and even college with twisted beliefs about economics, foreign policy, war, religion, race relations, and many other subjects. As he did in his popular "A Patriot's History of the United States," Professor Schweikart corrects liberal bias by rediscovering facts that were once widely known. He challenges distorted books by name and debunks forty-eight common myths. A sample: - The founders wanted to create a "wall of separation" between church and state - Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation only because he needed black soldiers - Truman ordered the bombing of Hiroshima to intimidate the Soviets with "atomic diplomacy" - Mikhail Gorbachev, not Ronald Reagan, was responsible for ending the Cold War America's past, though not perfect, is far more admirable than you were probably taught.


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    Title
    48 Liberal Lies about American History
    Subtitle
    That You Probably Learned in School
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dr Larry Schweikart
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 316
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781595230560
    ISBN 10: 1595230564
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JPFM, HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC21: 973
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBAH
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    DC22: 973
    LC classification: E
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000
    Abridged Dewey: 973
    Libri: I-HS
    B&T Approval Code: A16010000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS016000, POL042020
    B&T Approval Code: A40362800
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Sentinel
    Imprint name
    Sentinel
    Publication date
    25 August 2009
    Author Information
    Larry Schweikart is the co-author of A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror, and is a professor of history at the University of Dayton. He has written more than 20 books on national defense, business, and financial history.