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F American history in American high schools and collegesThis state of affairs cannot continue for long without producing serious conseuences A great nation needs and deserves a great and coherent narrative as an expression of its own self understanding; and it needs to be able to convey that narrative to its young effectively It perhaps goes without saying that such a narrative cannot be a fairy tale or a whitewash of the past; it will not be convincing if it is not truthful But there is no necessary contradiction between an honest account of the American past and an inspiring one This account seeks to provide both Confession I'm

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Land of HopePerilous and conseuential story of their own countryThe existing texts simply fail to tell that story with energy and conviction They are likely to reflect the skeptical or partial outlook of specialized professional academic historians an outlook that leads to a fragmented and fractured view of modern American society and fails to convey to American readers the greater arc of their own history Or they disproportionately reflect the outlook of radical critics of American society whose one sided accounts lack the balance of a larger perspective and have had an enormous and largely negative effect upon the teaching o A wonderful ove