Robert Paquette, President of the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI), will moderate the National Association of Scholars webinar “Skewed History: Textbook Coverage of Early America and the New Deal,” on Tuesday, April 27, at 2:00 p.m. ET. The panelists will discuss what they recommend for better history curriculums and textbooks, as well as their reflections on how a better history education will affect how America negotiates its future based on an illustrious, though imperfect, past.
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“Skewed History,” is a review and critique of five textbooks’ coverage of four historical periods: The European Settlement of North America (1492-1660), Colonial America (1660-1763), The Nation’s Founding (1763-1789), and The New Deal (1933-1940). Skewed History was written by David Randall, Director of Research at the National Association of Scholars; Bruce Frohnen, Professor of Law at Pettit College of Law, Ohio Northern University;Kevin Gutzman, Professor of History at Western Connecticut State University;Jason Ross, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the Helms School of Government at Liberty University;Amity Shlaes, Chair of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation; and William Pettinger, Research Associate at the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.
In addition to the report’s authors, this webinar will include Robert Paquette, AHI President and Executive Director; Stanley Kurtz, Senior Fellow of the Ethics & Public Policy Center; Katharine Gorka, Director of the Feulner Institute’s Center for Civil Society and the American Dialogue, Heritage Foundation;Jamie Gass, Director of the Center for School Reform at the Pioneer Institute; and Theodore Rebarber, CEO of American Achievement Testing.