American the Exceptional, Part 2: Teaching History

By Dan Snyder On recent a trip to Washington, D.C., what struck me was not a reflection of the commonality of our republican center of government, but the authority of wealth.   While cities throughout the land mostly feature the same tropes, the shuttered and abandoned ex-WalMart malls, the purposeless main-streets and pitiable ‘historic districts’, hopeful but ignored ‘convention centers’ and vacant lots called industrial parks, … Continue reading American the Exceptional, Part 2: Teaching History