From Humanities, historians disagree about everything, or so it seems — including what to remember, what to teach, and much else. What makes someone a “real” American? 93% of Americans actually agree on this. Whose idea of America — Rauschenberg, Whitman, or Trump? Vaughn A. Booker on the false god of nationalism. Lynn Vavreck on the great political divide over American identity. America’s case of mistaken identity: Building a national identity may require offering special accommodations to diverse groups, including those we don’t agree with. To many Americans, being patriotic means being white. Diverse United States divided on symbols of patriotism. Your patriotism isn’t love, it’s blindness.

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