Ben Carson is spot on about this. This type of indoctrination is described by former King’s College President Dinesh D’Souza as “The shaming of American history” where good things mentioned about America are few, but bad things are numerous, repeated, spun, exaggerated and then strung together with a narrative designed to convince children that American values are bad.
UPDATE – for more details on how subversive the new ‘history’ curriculum is read THIS.
According to left wing Common Core proponents own documented goals in Texas:
An emphasis on globalism and a global society, not Americans or Texans.
American “value language” should be eliminated such as American love of liberty etc.
Eliminate how American belief’s and principles identified in our Constitution and Declaration of Independence contribute to our national identity.
Eliminate lessons on federalism and majority rule.
Eliminate patriotic symbols such as Nathan Hale and the Liberty Bell, Christopher Columbus, Christmas, etc.
Eliminate notions of justice and replace with fairness.
Eliminate origins of American military institutions. Mention of Generals such as Patton and Bradley are eliminated.
Focus on imperialism, isolationism and McCarthyism.
Progressive heroes taught to children in grade school before mentions of Washington and Lincoln.
Refocus history from the past to the present.
Eliminate all history before 1565 (adios Western Civ.)
Eliminate teaching of the formation of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights