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Analysis Of A Peoples History By Howard Zinn

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Howard Zinn is an Amerixan histrian. Hes alos the author of the book A Peoples History oif the United States. In the book he expalins parts of histroy where most of the details are left out. He gives an alternate interpretation of the inmform,ation at hand. He also guves his poin of view of the victims. And says that people shoukdnt condemn the oekpole but rather learen all the facts and teach others.
In traditional books, Christopher Columbus is portrayed as a heroic figure. In the book A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn he gives an accurate portrayal of Christopher Columbus; a merciless conquistador who killed anyone that stood his way. And in the book Zinn is pleased to say how his book stands apart from many others stating “The mountain of history books under which we all stand leans so heavily in the other direction-so tremblingly respectful of states and statesmen and so disrespectful, by inattention, to people’s movements-that we need some counterforce to avoid being crushed into submission.” After all his purpose for writing this book was to give an accurate and detailed account of American history from the victim's point of view. And he explained that we shouldn't just grieve victims of torture but discredit those who have been written in a good light. Those commonly mentioned in history are commonly upper-class white people. Race can also affect who you'll typically see as the bad guy in certain situations. As for class in some places,
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