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Politics That didn’t take long: Biden removes Trump’s ‘1776 report’ on U.S. history from White House website

11:14  22 january  2021
11:14  22 january  2021 Source:   washingtonpost.com

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The White House website simply showed a 404 error where the document should have been on Wednesday shortly after Biden was sworn in. This is just the beginning of what’ s likely to be a major purge by the Biden administration of all of Trump ’ s executive orders and America First policies within

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Well, that didn’t take long: A report on U.S. history published by the Trump administration on Monday was removed from the White House website by President Biden a few days later — and he disbanded the new commission that wrote it.

A bust of President Harry S. Truman, a portrait of Benjamin Franklin and a lunar sample share space in the Oval Office of newly inaugurated President Biden on Jan. 21. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) © Jonathan Ernst/Reuters A bust of President Harry S. Truman, a portrait of Benjamin Franklin and a lunar sample share space in the Oval Office of newly inaugurated President Biden on Jan. 21. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

The report was released on Martin Luther King Day and immediately savaged by historians as racist and false for many of its statements, including its defense of slaveholding Founding Fathers and of the Three-Fifths Compromise, which at the 1787 Constitutional Convention allowed slave owners to count their slaves as three-fifths of a person for determining representation in the House of Representative as well as for taxation purposes.

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President Joe Biden revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians mocked In an executive order signed on Wednesday in his first day in office, Biden disbanded Donald Trump ’ s presidential 1776 Commission and withdrew a

Day, the White House released the final report from its “ 1776 Commission” – a document that excuses America’ s history of slavery, derides the legacy of the The report compiles disparate references and quotations throughout American history to argue that the country must return to “patriotic education”

It also likened American progressives to European fascists and contended that the civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King Jr., had devolved into “identity politics.”

On Wednesday, Biden signed the “Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government,” which, among other things, disbanded the 1776 Advisory Commission. Trump had created it in November and ordered it to issue a report calling for “patriotic education.”


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Section 10, Part C of Biden’s executive order says unceremoniously that the Nov. 2 executive order that Trump himself had signed establishing the 1776 Commission “is hereby revoked.”

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President Joe Biden said Wednesday that former President Donald Trump left him a "very generous letter" before departing the White House .

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Not long after the new president signed the order, the report could no longer be found on the White House website where it had resided for a few days.

Trump created the 18-member 1776 Advisory Commission after months of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests against racial injustice and charged it with promoting a “pro-American curriculum” that celebrates “the miracle of American history.”

Right-wing conservatives have long contended, falsely, that teachers who fail to present U.S. history as heroic and who discuss the country’s racist past and present are intentionally indoctrinating students to hate the United States.

Not only was the 1776 Commission’s report ridiculed by historians, but, according to the Associated Press, parts of it had been published earlier in writings by some members of the panel.

That was discovered, the AP said, when the report was put through software that can detect plagiarism, though Matthew Spalding, the panel’s executive director and a vice president at the conservative Hillsdale College, called it “a return to the unifying ideals stated in the Declaration of Independence.”

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