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History textbooks promoting Islam

Posted by avideditor on May 11, 2008

It looks like the Oil money is being used to brain wash the next generation to be blind to Islam and hate Jews. It is really scary and should be stopped. Everyone that has kids in schools that use these text books should talk to the school board, the PTA, and anyone that will listen. When good people do nothing evil prevails. 

History textbooks being used by hundreds of thousands of public school students across the U.S. are blatantly promoting Islam, according to a new report by an independent organization that researches and reviews textbooks.

WND has reported several times on issues involving the promotion of Islam in public school texts, including a recent situation in which California parents complained their children were being taught that “jihad” to Muslims means “doing good works.”

The new report is from the American Textbook Council, which was established in 1989 as an independent national research organization to review social studies textbooks and advance the quality of instructional materials in history.

In the two-year project, whose report was authored by Gilbert T. Sewall, the ATC reviewed five junior and five high school world and American history texts, concluding:

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UPDATE: It looks like Yid with a Lid wrote about this and did a great job here is the first part. I would read the whole thing

Folks here it is again. In the name of “kumbaya- everything is beautiful” we are creating an entire generation of Americans not prepared to face the realities of the world. In other words slowly creating a nation of Dhimmis.

According to the American Textbook Council, Many History Books used across the US do its best to promote Jihad.

One of the textbooks in question is History Alive! The Medieval World and Beyond’s lessons titled “Jihad” and “Shari’ah: Islamic Law” The passages below come from the student edition, copyright 2005, pages 101 through 103. At the very least, the passages are incomplete. More precisely, they are dishonest. Neither passage explains the essentially religious nature of the subject and more importantly they don’t show how Jihad and Shari’ah Law are being used as an excuse for world wide terrorism: 

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