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After reading Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen for the firsttime one might feel that he tends to bash American history textbooksand high school history courses Some may feel that he has no right inclaiming that history textbooks have been spewing lies for years Uponcompleting the book however and taking a closer look at it along withhistory textbooks one will realize that Loewen has a point Americanshave been lied to for years about their nations history and they havebeen too proud of their country to actually realize that it has mademistakes which have been covered up time and time again in textbooksIn comparing James Loewens book Lies My Teacher Told Me to a historytextbook The Americans readers will notice that what Loewen is provingin his book about the terrorist attacks on September 11 2001 is right -that textbooks fail to tell why it happened lie about Osama bin Ladenand invent false reasons connecting the war on terrorism to the IraqWarTo begin many high school students today can remember what happened onthat fateful day September 11 2001 They can remember in detail wherethey were how they heard about the news watching the twin towers fallon the news but what they cannot remember is why Why did the twintowers fall Why did terrorists attack the World Trade Center Studentscannot remember this because no one knew why the attacks happened whenthey did Years later though students still fail to learn why ithappened because history textbooks do not even mention it Thesetextbooks tell the who what when where and how of the attacks but awhy is never mentionedOn the morning of September 11 2001 two airliners crashed into thetwin towers of the World Trade Center in New YorkNineteen Arabterrorists had hijackedplanes and used them as missiles in an attemptto destroy predetermined targetsExplosions and raging fire severely weakened the twin towers Within twohours after the attacks both skyscrapers had crumbled to the groundAbout 3000 people were killed in
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