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In Defense of Freedom

There are those who are so scornful, or maybe afraid, of the past history of the United States of America.

They want to remove the study of American history and our nation's system of government from our schools. Among the reasons given it is claimed that there are more important things to learn. It is asserted that it is more vital our children learn how to live in today's digital world.

Some base this argument on their belief that the past is not relevant to the present. Others contend the foundations of our nation and our governmental systems are racially biased, and should not be studied,...


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