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#Standard textbooks mislead students into thinking that contributions to history were somehow based more on status than by effort or Providence. This bias is a form of [[Essay:Status Worship|status worship]].
#Standard textbooks emphasize material things (like race, gender, wealth, scarcity) at the expense of the more important role played by ideas and "the power of the pen."
#Standard textbooks overemphasize the significance of popularity (e.g [[JFK]]).
#Standard textbooks ignore or deceive students about the fact that most great contributions to western society have been made by conservative Christians.
[[Category:United States History Essays]]