“The Great American Story: A Land of Hope”

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from Hillsdale College,

Thinking back to my school days, I can’t imagine hearing from a teacher that our nation’s history is essentially one of injustice—that America at its heart is racist, sexist, and undeserving of respect.

You might have a hard time imagining that as well.

But, this is the sad reality for far too many of our K-12 and college students today.

Too many young Americans do not learn what makes America an exceptional nation and a beacon of liberty for the world. Too many young Americans are taught that our nation’s past holds no positive lessons which we can apply moving forward.

So, is it any wonder that so many younger Americans today feel an increasing attraction to socialism and other ideas destructive of liberty?

You may be discouraged by the Left’s dominance in our colleges and universities, and its increasing influence in K-12 education. But we must not lose hope.

Earlier this year, we produced a free online course entitled, “The Great American Story: A Land of Hope.”

Taught by historian Wilfred McClay and based on his recently published history of America, “The Great American Story: A Land of Hope” presents a full, unbiased account of America’s past.

“The Great American Story: A Land of Hope” is a powerful counterweight to The New York Times’ “1619 Project,” which is injecting the idea that America is an essentially unjust nation into the curricula of America’s K-12 schools.

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