Our Shared History Is Based On Fact
Elected officials pretend that they want the “real” American history taught in schools.
They then do everything possible to make sure that it is only their brand of history. Yet, facts are facts and trying to put a political slant on them shows how insincere their desire really is. In educating our children, there should be no hiding the truth. And truth is not open to alternate interpretations.
One of these truths is that 70% of the Declaration of Independence signers were slave holders including Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia and John…