Do you want to know the truth or continue to cherish the myth? This book reveals the truths about some cherished American icons and ideas, such as Paul Revere, Horatio Alger, Benjamin Franklin, and other. Categories include Patriotism, Religion, Work and Play, Business, Literature, Politics, Alcohol and Drugs, Women, Freedom and Democracy, Saints and Scalawags, History, and finally, So Many Myths. Entertaining and informative.
Nicely divided into subjects.
This book is a history book ~ but the author has researched what actually happened ~ thus the title (which is a quote by Warren Harding). Included are items such as: The Boston Tea Party was NOT due to anger over increased taxes. The twelve chapters include topics such as Patriotism, Women, Business, Alcohol, Drugs, and more.