By James S. Robbins

ISBN-10: 162157816X

ISBN-13: 9781621578161

ISBN-10: 1982561297

ISBN-13: 9781982561291

In cities and towns throughout the USA, a tidal wave of social activism is systematically erasing items of yank heritage that do not meet modern-day criteria of political correctness. At Yale, residential Calhoun university is being renamed after scholars complained concerning the pro-slavery sentiments of John C. Calhoun, the South Carolinian who served as vice chairman from 1825 to 1832. In Virginia, a college district is thinking about banning literary classics To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn because mom and dad complained concerning the racial slurs within the books. In California, a San Francisco college district desires to rename George Washington highschool simply because our first president owned slaves. In Arkansas, a monument engraved with the 10 Commandments was once smashed to smithereens by way of a protester in a stay away from Dart. And in parks and squares around the South, statues of accomplice generals and infantrymen are disappearing.

In Erasing America, journalist James C. Robbins visits cities the place the fight over America's historical past is happening and investigates the present cultural results of the frequent Orwellian strain to erase America's ancestors and history.

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