New American Myths

Deconstructing American myths and symbols in the classroom is the bread and butter of history professors. But is that all they should be doing? In this issue, Rachel Wheeler argues that more than just acknowledging America’s past sins, historians should also inspire students with hope and “a vision of a better, more American America.”

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