"One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War began, we're still fighting it --"
Many of our views have been formed by erroneous information. This article is by Sociologist James W. Loewen is the author of "Lies My Teacher Told Me" and co-editor, with Edward Sebesta, of "The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader."
When our state histories are distorted to meet the agenda of the state we end up with citizens who can neither think critically or view the reality of the situation. Not being able to think critically or view the reality feed the viseral fustration people feel.