Opinion

Provateare: We must honor our American history, even the evil parts

Posted 11/19/21

What gives a group of people the right to remove our history from books and tear down statues? History is our past showing how we became the great nation we are.

Times were different, and customs …

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Opinion

Provateare: We must honor our American history, even the evil parts

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What gives a group of people the right to remove our history from books and tear down statues? History is our past showing how we became the great nation we are.

Times were different, and customs were different, sure we fought the Indians, the British, but it was how life was back then.

Everyone has their beliefs, but let the ones who want to learn and understand how life was then form their own opinion through books and statues. Years from now, generations will look back and see how we treated the people who died to give us freedom and a better life by erasing their names and tearing statues down to make a so-called “Better Life.”

History will be like when your parents told you stories of their life growing up, with all the interesting, detailed happenings. Once they pass on, the history they told you will be gone and all you will have will be memories.

Eventually all the details will erase as you get older and at a certain time, all will be lost.

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