The Myth of the Robber Barons
Text Book Bias Burt Folsom talked about “Identifying Textbook Bias and How to Respond.” In his remarks, among other topics, he talked about his belief that… read more
Text Book Bias Burt Folsom talked about “Identifying Textbook Bias and How to Respond.”
In his remarks, among other topics, he talked about his belief that textbook writers tend to ignore or be disrespectful of Christianity, and portray business as the creators of problems and government as the solver of those problems. Professor Folsom provided several textbook pages to support his argument. He encouraged students to be alert for bias in their history textbooks and to diplomatically point out these biases in their classes. Following his speech, he responded to questions from the audience.
Young America’s Foundation held its 30th National Conservative Student Conference at the Marvin Center of George Washington University for students to learn about conservative ideas seldom taught in college classrooms. This was part of a morning session. close
An afternoon session of the 30th National Conservative Student Conference included: Professor Burt Folsom talked about tax policy in a…
Burt Folsom, author of New Deal or Raw Deal: How FDR’s Economic Legacy has Damaged America, spoke to students about the…
Burt Folsom spoke to conservative students about the role of government, the free market economy, and the history of…