The Founding Myth of the United States of America

Guest post by Benjamin Naimark-Rowse This past weekend, cities and towns from coast-to-coast hosted fireworks, concerts, and parades to celebrate our independence from Britain. Those celebrations invariably highlight the soldiers who pushed the British from our shores. But the lesson we learn of a democracy forged in the crucible of revolutionary war tends to ignore … Continue reading The Founding Myth of the United States of America