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History Crisis

   "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."**

                           Thomas Jefferson

"More than half of America's high school seniors do not have even the most basic grasp of U.S. history."                         U.S. Department of Education 

"This is unacceptable. History is a critical part of our nation's school curriculum, and it is through history that we understand our past and contemplate our future." 

Education Secretary Rod Paige

America's History Crisis:  
ove History…But I Hated it in School! 
How America’s leaders and educators are failing to protect our democracy.

Alan Kay is proud to announce the completion of his most recent work which he hopes will answer all the questions parents, educators and our leaders have been asking for years.  If you want to find out:

1.  How parents can find ways to help their child learn history.

2.  What Americans can do collectively to solve the problem


3.  Why learning history is essential to a free democratic nation.

then you must read his book.    To find out more about this work, view the Press Release, read the Highlights, check out the Introduction  or, you can simply click on the link below for a pdf version of the book  If after reading, you want to discuss the book or ask questions, simply, Contact the 

I want to read        I Love History but I hated it in School.

Thumbnail image: President Kennedy. Portrait distributed by the White House, 1961-1963. (141K)

"There is an old saying that the course of civilization is a race between catastrophe and education.  In a democracy such as ours, we must make sure that education wins the race."

President John F. Kennedy                                  



To get more information on this work or to discuss these issues, please Contact the Author

**Jefferson portrait painted by Ken Corbett.  Copied with permission.  See his website at


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