Bye, Bye, American History

Glenn Ricketts

That’s the title of this piece in today’s Wall Street Journal by Daniel Henninger, commenting on the College Board’s new AP US History course (APUSH), roundly criticized in an open letter released last week by 56 prominent historians, scholars and teachers.  He concludes that they’re spot on.

A comprehensive list of APUSH resources – the course itself, press coverage and commentaries is available here.


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