Independence Day and American History

As we celebrate Independence Day, we should be reminded of one sobering fact: our young people know very little of the history that made this country great. On a recent national history test, 57 percent of high school seniors flunked even a basic knowledge of American...

The Historians vs. American History

It is now obvious that American children know very little about the history of their own nation. This past year the U.S. Department of Education released its History Report Card and the results were predictably awful: 57 percent of high school seniors flunked even a...