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College Board ‘APUSH’ing Out 2014 Curriculum

ERIN KIM Staff Writer On July 31, College Board released an updated version of the AP U.S. History (APUSH) course and exam description. This change was a result of protests by opponents of the curriculum, who claimed the previous 2014 APUSH framework was unpatriotic and anti-American. According to College Board, …

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Republicans Push AP U.S. History To Become “His” Story

JENNIFER FAN Staff Writer AP U.S. History (APUSH) has been a subject of debate for years. Conservative Republicans have opposed the subject since October 2012, when retired APUSH teacher Larry Krieger and the Republican National Congress deemed the APUSH curriculum “unpatriotic,” as it put America in a negative light both …

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Oklahoma Gives American Exceptionalism ‘a Push’

AMBER LI JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writers History classes in America are apparently not made to teach history, but rather the exceptionalism of our country. According to the Huffington Post, Oklahoma state legislators have cut funding for the Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. History program because it does not emphasize “American exceptionalism,” …

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America: Home of Patriotic Self-Censorship

JANET GUAN Copy Editor As part of a first world country, citizens of the U.S. have much to be proud of. However, the Jefferson County school board’s recent motion to change their U.S. History curriculum to be more “patriotic” has sparked widespread debate about the representation of the US in …

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