August 11th, 2005

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A perplexing contradiction in the way Americans see history


Adopted from the web blog posting found here

Here is a theory of mine, it starts with a simple question:

Why does the majority of contemporary Americans see slavery and the annihilation of the Indians as a shameful part of our history and yet most Americans are either proud or completely ignorant of America’s invasions of Central America and the Pacific?
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