. . . early American history to be less about the Pilgrims, Plymouth Colony, and John Winthrop’s “City on a Hill” speech, and more about the role of the plantation economy and the slave trade in the rise of an intrinsically exploitative international capitalism.And if you doubt that, just surf academic history blogs.
How can American conservatives, moderates, and even traditional liberals trust an AP U.S. History redesign effort led by figures who were so deeply enmeshed in a leftist attempt to reshape the American history curriculum?The short answer is, you can't - and you shouldn't. Kurtz's piece is very good and goes into great detail as to how court historians are using College Boards to undermine our nation's history and distorting our founding and America's greatness.
And the historians who so often deny this is actually happening are either complicit liars or ignorant; which is why many of them are less and less respected.