Are our history books really just fiction?
So many claim that so much of what we learn in "History" classes in school is propaganda, and lies. What do you think?
Asked By: - 11/9/2010
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I think that your History books, and much of what American students learn in school, is a clever combination of lies and facts - in other words Propaganda. Textbooks in history are the products of compromise, consensus, diplomacy, commercial interests and a number of political and economic pressure groups. Good ones... More
Answered By: P.O.U.M. - 11/9/2010
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They are all lies of Devil Worshipers
Answered By: God - 11/9/2010
You believe everything you hear? History books may sometimes be opinionated during wars, but they're accurate enough. How come all reputable websites agree? If I want to research something that's in the book, i'll just find it's more detailed.
Answered By: Deridovely - 11/9/2010
M.P. Hall... More
Answered By: Gerry D - 11/9/2010
Do yourself a favor and read "Lies My Teacher Told Me" by James Loewen. It will answer your question quite thoroughly.
Answered By: GeneralP - 11/9/2010
No, it's not fictional, but it's biased.
Answered By: I think I'm Dumb ~Amy~ - 11/9/2010
All books are written by the Knowledge and experiences of the writer and in most cases are Biased to his / her nation or opinion... More
Answered By: armouror - 11/9/2010
A couple of my favorite quotes are... More
Answered By: Gerald Cline - 11/10/2010
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