Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past (Paperback)

Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

By Ray Raphael

New Press, 9781595580733, 354pp.

Publication Date: July 31, 2006



Raphael questions the validity of the legend of Paul Revere's ride, Thomas Jefferson's status as the architect of American equality, and the existence of Molly Pitcher.

About the Author

Ray Raphael has taught at a one-room public high school, Humboldt State University, and College of the Redwoods. His twelve books include "A People's History of the American Revolution" and "The First American Revolution" (both available from The New Press).

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