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Author Medved, Michael.

Title The 10 big lies about America : combating destructive distortions about our nation / Michael Medved.

Imprint New York : Crown Forum, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    973 MED    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description vi, 280 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-270) and index.
Contents "America was founded on genocide against Native Americans" -- "The United States is uniquely guilty for the crime of slavery, and based its wealth on stolen African labor" -- "The founders intended a secular, not Christian, nation" -- "Ameirca has always been a multicultural society, strengthened by diversity" -- "The power of big business hurts the country and oppresses the people" -- "Government programs offer the only remedy for economic downturns and poverty" -- "America is an imperialist nation and a constant threat to world peace" -- "The two-party system is broken, and we urgently need a viable third party" -- "A war on the middle class means less comfort and opportunity for the average American" -- "America is in the midst of an irreversible moral decline".
Summary Zeroes in on ten of the biggest fallacies that millions of Americans believe about our country-- in spite of incontrovertible facts to the contrary.
Subject National characteristics, American.
Culture conflict -- United States.
Values -- United States.
United States -- Civilization -- Historiography.
Added Title Ten big lies about America
ISBN 9780307394064

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