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Response to marmar (Reply #15)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 04:42 PM

22. I remember mine: totally the opposite.

Problematic Europeans come over in waves, kill off millions through disease and ethnic cleansing. The Founding Fathers were not perfect, but they were a product of the Enlightenment. Women and People of Color were the backbone of our economy through Wall Street starting as a slave market and women's unpaid labor as well.

We had a "normal" textbook, but my teacher went above and beyond. I have worked with history teacher colleagues who have gone above and beyond, ignored textbook guidelines when needed, and have had students really get into history in innovative ways.

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