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Pray tell, why do they think the pilgrims CAME in the first place??????? Because they were using up their frequent sailing miles before they expired at year end????

Disgusting. Simply disgusting.


"We teach about Thanksgiving from a purely historical perspective, not from a religious perspective"
Speaking as a historian, I can say that the religious beliefs of people are part of their history. You don't have to believe in a religion to mention that someone else did. I suppose they don't teach about slavery because they don't believe in it either. Or mention that the Russian Revolution was brought about by Communists. The public school system (as I can attest from having had to teach its products) dispenses ignorance of history at best. At worst it dispenses misinformation.

Henry makes several excellent points.

If you teach what happened, but not why, it isn't history but merely trivia.



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