New American History Books in Texas Public School (No KKK, No Jim Crow … – Ring of Fire

Another Beginning this fall, over five million public school students in Texas will be given new history textbooks. The new books whitewash the true cause of the Civil War (slavery), and completely ignore Jim Crow laws and the Ku Klux Klan.

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And students wonder why they don’t know history?  It would help if the Texas State Board of Educations would stop politicizing what standards will be in textbooks so as to not have that influence upon the rest of us.  IS it any wonder why people fly the Confederate Flag and don’t think it has anything to do with slavery?  Up next swastikas. 

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