Once a slaveholder…

If you’ve followed Knowledge Keepers for any amount of time, you know that we started after a simple google search for historic photos of American inventors. That led down a rabbit trail of learning how biased an internet search can be, and realizing just how atrocious the “history” online is. Now, I know that history… Continue reading Once a slaveholder…

Howard Zinn and the hatred of America

For a long time, I couldn’t understand why people hated our historical forefathers. I didn’t know where the Pilgrim and Columbus misunderstanding and misrepresentation came from. I mean, I assumed (correctly) that it was being badly taught in schools, but I thought it was a gradual updating of one textbook from the last (bad) textbook,… Continue reading Howard Zinn and the hatred of America

Slavery and the Founding Fathers

Why didn’t our founding fathers set their slaves free if they were so interested in freedom? What does that have to do with Pride and Prejudice or Downton Abbey? Why should you read my recent history book, Able and Mighty Men? Let’s address the issue of slavery and the founding fathers with a bit of… Continue reading Slavery and the Founding Fathers