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American Labor and U.S. History Textbooks: How Labor’s Story is Distorted in High School History Textbooks
“Imagine opening a high school U.S. history textbook and finding no mention of —or at most a passing sentence about—Valley Forge, the Missouri Compromise, or the League of Nations…”
This study reviews U.S. history textbooks and examines how unions and labor rights issues are presented; especially recognizing those workers’ rights is today viewed as human rights by international institutions.