Tagged: children

Boot France and Italy Out of Kids’ Books

When it comes to teaching American kids history, a healthy dose of Eurocentrism is justified. Our country was founded by Europeans and is only just now making a demographic shift to become majority non-white. Much of US history is tied up with the European empires we rebelled, competed and fought against.

But Europe is not the whole world, and it’s getting less representative of the world every day.