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Susan Rice In 1986 Book: Make White Students Learn Black History
The Daily Caller ^ | 8:30 11/29/2012 | Charles C. Johnson

Posted on 11/29/2012 4:27:36 PM PST by drewh

In a 1986 book by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, the future diplomat argued for the aggressive inclusion of a black history curriculum in American schools, claiming that its omission had “crippling effects” by “providing a child with no more than … a white interpretation of reality.”

The 86-page book, “A History Deferred,” served as a guide for secondary and elementary school teachers wanting to teach “Black Studies,” and was published by the Black Student Fund, an advocacy group where Rice had an internship.

“Susan’s interest in the study of Black history evolved from her desire to learn more about the experiences and achievements of her own people,” notes the preface.

This was necessary, Rice noted in her book’s foreword, because most students were “taught American history, literature, art, drama, and music largely from a white, western European perspective. As a result, their grasp of the truth, of reality, is tainted by a myopia of sorts.”

“American history cannot be understood fully or evaluated critically without ample study of Black history,” Rice added.

Rice wrote her undergraduate senior thesis under Clayborne Carson, a Stanford history professor who teaches “Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity,” about the experiences of black southerners who worked in Oakland’s shipyards during World War II.

Like Carson, Rice saw a political component in Black Studies, writing that the “absence or cursory coverage of Black history, literature, and culture reinforces pernicious and pervasive social perceptions of Black Americans.”

And failing to teach Black Studies in school, she argued, had negative consequences for the self-esteem of black children.

“Ultimately, what is more important than the white or majority perception of black Americans is the black man, woman, and child’s perception of themselves,” Rice wrote. “The greatest evil in omitting or misrepresenting Black history, literature, and culture in elementary or secondary education is the unmistakable message it sends to the black child. The message is ‘your history, your culture, your language and your literature are insignificant. And so are you.’”

Despite lacking an Afrocentric curriculum at the tony National Cathedral School for Girls in Washington, D.C., Rice’s options were many and impressive.

Her father was a governor of the Federal Reserve and a World Bank official, and her mother was a senior vice president of Control Data Processing. Rice won a coveted Rhodes Scholarship in December 1985. “I think it is very important for other black students to be aware of the scholarship program and see it as a good opportunity for them,” she told The Washington Post at the time.

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1 posted on 11/29/2012 4:27:43 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

Hating dividers gotta hate and divide.


2 posted on 11/29/2012 4:30:40 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Labor unions are the Communist Party of the USA.)
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To: drewh

I think most kids would be cool with that. What would it take, all of 24 minutes?


3 posted on 11/29/2012 4:33:01 PM PST by henkster ("The people who count the votes decide everything." -Joseph Stalin)
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To: drewh

Make Black students read about the history of the Irish, the Welsh, and the Poles. Oppression and slavery weren’t unknown among whites until it was abolished by Christianity.

Stop the whining! Black people aren’t the only group in history to suffer at the hands of oppressors. Your ‘people’ are still being enslaved today, by Muslims in Africa. The communists in this country are pulling out all the stops to distract young Black Americans from the revealed truth as it plays out in Africa today.


4 posted on 11/29/2012 4:36:58 PM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: drewh

Sure thing. Lets start with Anthony Johnson and his slave.


5 posted on 11/29/2012 4:37:14 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: henkster

that about how long it would take some today to find Africa on the map. That’s all you need to know.


6 posted on 11/29/2012 4:38:59 PM PST by annieokie
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To: henkster

Actually there are five or six relatively unknown Black’s who’ve either discovered or invented things not commonly known. I’ve hit several Black people with that when they gave me a hard time of not knowing Black history. They didn’t know it themselves.


7 posted on 11/29/2012 4:41:51 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church shows up at your funeral.)
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To: drewh

Didn’t stop her from taking that scholarship money named after that evil, racist, colonialist white man, Cecil Rhodes...

Oh I forgot imperialist...


8 posted on 11/29/2012 4:42:55 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: drewh

Ok, I’ve got the gold chains, Kools, Blackula, Cadillacs, and bad rap down. I’m working on ho’s, gangsters, and really bad clothes. Can some one help me with Black english, my crib, and the n-word?


9 posted on 11/29/2012 4:43:22 PM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: drewh
Things invented by white guys:
20th century:
# 1900: Rigid dirigible airship: Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin
# 1901: Improved wireless transmitter: Reginald Fessenden
# 1901: Mercury vapor lamp: Peter C. Hewitt
# 1901: paperclip: Johan Vaaler
# 1902: Radio magnetic detector: Guglielmo Marconi
# 1902: Radio telephone: Poulsen Reginald Fessenden
# 1902: Rayon cellulose ester: Arthur D. Little
# 1903: Electrocardiograph (EKG): Willem Einthoven
# 1903: Powered Monoplane: Richard Pearse
# 1903: Powered Airplane: Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright
# 1903: Bottle machine: Michael Owens
# 1904: Thermionic valve: John Ambrose Fleming
# 1904: Separable Attachment Plug: Harvey Hubbell
# 1905: Radio tube diode: John Ambrose Fleming
# 1906: Triode amplifier: Lee DeForest
# 1907: Radio amplifier: Lee DeForest
# 1907: Radio tube triode: Lee DeForest
# 1907: Vacuum cleaner, (electric): James Spangler
# 1909: Monoplane: Henry W. Walden
# 1909: Bakelite: Leo Baekeland
# 1909: Gun silencer: Hiram Percy Maxim
# 1910: Thermojet engine: Henri Coandă
# 1911: Gyrocompass: Elmer A. Sperry
# 1911: Automobile self starter (perfected): Charles F. Kettering
# 1911: Air conditioner: Willis Haviland Carrier
# 1911: Cellophane: Jacques Brandenburger
# 1911: Hydroplane: Glenn Curtiss
# 1912: photography ;Lapse-time camera for use with plants:Arthur C. Pillsbury
# 1912: Regenerative radio circuit: Edwin H. Armstrong
# 1913: Crossword puzzle: Arthur Wynne
# 1913: Improved X-Ray: William D. Coolidge
# 1913: Double acting wrench: Robert Owen
# 1913: Cracking process for Gasoline: William M. Burten
# 1913: Gyroscope stabilizer: Elmer A. Sperry
# 1913: Geiger counter: Hans Geiger
# 1913: Radio receiver, cascade tuning: Ernst Alexanderson
# 1913: Radio receiver, heterodyne: Reginald Fessenden
# 1913: Stainless steel: Harry Brearley
# 1914: Radio transmitter triode mod.: Ernst Alexanderson
# 1914: Liquid fuel rocket: Robert Goddard
# 1914: Tank, military: Ernest Dunlop Swinton
# 1915: Tungsten Filament: Irving Langmuir
# 1915: Searchlight arc: Elmer A. Sperry
# 1915: Radio tube oscillator: Lee DeForest
# 1916: Browning Gun: John Browning
# 1916: Thompson submachine gun: John T. Thompson
# 1916: Incandescent gas lamp: Irving Langmuir
# 1917: Sonar echolocation: Paul Langevin
# 1918: Super heterodyne: Edwin H. Armstrong
# 1918: Interrupter gear: Anton Fokker
# 1918: Radio crystal oscillator: A.M. Nicolson
# 1918: Pop-up toaster: Charles Strite
# 1919: the Theremin: Leon Theremin
# 1922: Radar: Robert Watson-Watt, A. H. Taylor, L. C. Young, Gregory Breit, Merle Antony Tuve
# 1922: Technicolor: Herbert T. Kalmus
# 1922: Water skiing: Ralph Samuelson
# 1922: Photography : First mass production photo machine:Arthur C. Pillsbury
# 1923: Arc tube: Ernst Alexanderson
# 1923: Sound film: Lee DeForest
# 1923: Television Electronic: Philo Farnsworth
# 1923: Wind tunnel: Max Munk
# 1923: Autogyro: Juan de la Cierva
# 1923: Xenon flash lamp: Harold Edgerton
# 1925: ultra-centrifuge: Theodor Svedberg - used to determine molecular weights
# 1925: Television Iconoscope: Vladimir Zworykin
# 1925: Television Nipkow System: C. Francis Jenkins
# 1925: Telephoto: C. Francis Jenkins
# 1926: Television Mechanical Scanner: John Logie Baird
# 1926: Aerosol spray: Rotheim
# 1927: Mechanical cotton picker: John Rust
# 1927: Photography:First microscopic motion picture camera: Arthur C. Pillsbury
# 1928: sliced bread: Otto Frederick Rohwedder
# 1928: Electric dry shaver: Jacob Schick
# 1928: Antibiotics: Alexander Fleming
# 1929: Electroencephelograph (EEG): Hans Berger
# 1929: Photography:First X-Ray motion picture camera:Arthur C. Pillsbury
# 1920s: Mechanical potato peeler: Herman Lay
# 1930: Neoprene: Wallace Carothers
# 1930: Nylon: Wallace Carothers
# 1930: Photography: Underwater Motion Picture Camera: Arthur C. Pillsbury
# 1931: the Radio telescope: Karl Jansky Grote Reber
# 1932: Polaroid glass: Edwin H. Land
# 1935: microwave radar: Robert Watson-Watt
# 1935: Trampoline: George Nissen and Larry Griswold
# 1935: Spectrophotometer: Arthur C. Hardy
# 1935: Casein fiber: Earl Whittier Stephen
# 1935: Hammond Organ: Laurens Hammond
# 1936: Pinsetter (bowling): Gottfried Schmidt
# 1937: Jet engine: Frank Whittle Hans von Ohain
# 1938: Fiberglass: Russell Games Slayter John H. Thomas
# 1938: Computer: Konrad Zuse (Germany) simultaneously as Atanasoff (United States)
# 1939: FM radio: Edwin H. Armstrong
# 1939: Helicopter: Igor Sikorsky
# 1939: View-master: William Gruber
# 1942: Bazooka Rocket Gun: Leslie A. Skinner C. N. Hickman
# 1942: Undersea oil pipeline: Hartley, Anglo-Iranian, Siemens in Operation Pluto
# 1943: Aqua-Lung: Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Emile Gagnan
# 1943: electronic programmable digital computer: Tommy Flowers [1]
# 1944: Electron spectrometer: Deutsch Elliot Evans
# 1945: Nuclear weapons (but note: chain reaction theory: 1933)
# 1946: microwave oven: Percy Spencer
# 1947: Transistor: William Shockley, Walter Brattain, John Bardeen
# 1947: Polaroid camera: Edwin Land
# 1948: Long Playing Record: Peter Carl Goldmark
# 1949: Atomic clocks
# 1952: fusion bomb: Edward Teller and Stanislaw Ulam
# 1952: hovercraft: Christopher Cockerell
# 1953: maser: Charles Townes
# 1953: medical ultrasonography
# 1954: transistor radio (dated from the from Regency TR1) (USA)
# 1954: first nuclear power reactor
# 1954: geodesic dome: Buckminster Fuller
# 1955: Velcro: George de Mestral
# 1957: Jet Boat: William Hamilton
# 1957: EEG topography: Walter Grey Walter
# 1957: Bubble Wrap - Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes of Sealed Air
# 1958: the Integrated circuit: Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments, Robert Noyce at Fairchild Semiconductor
# 1959: snowmobile: Joseph-Armand Bombardier
# 1960s: Packet switching: Donald Davies and Paul Baran, video games
# 1960: lasers: Theodore Maiman, at Hughes Aircraft
# 1962: Communications satellites: Arthur C. Clarke
# 1962: Light-emitting diode: Nick Holonyak
# 1963: Hypertext: Ted Nelson
# 1963: Computer mouse: Douglas Engelbart
# 1965: 8-track tapes: William Powell Lear
# 1968: Video game console: Ralph Baer
# 1970: Fiber optics
# 1971: E-mail: Ray Tomlinson
# 1971: the Microprocessor
# 1971: the Pocket calculator
# 1971: Magnetic resonance imaging: Raymond V. Damadian
# 1972: Computed Tomography: Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield
# 1973: Ethernet: Bob Metcalfe and David Boggs
# 1973: Monash University scientists report the world's first IVF pregnancy.
# 1974: Scramjet: NASA and United States Navy -- first operational prototype flown in 2002
# 1974: Heimlich Maneuever: Henry Heimlich
# 1975: digital camera: Steven Sasson
# 1977: the personal computer (dated from Commodore PET)
# 1978: Philips releases the laserdisc player
# 1978: Spring loaded camming device: Ray Jardine
# 1979: the Walkman: Akio Morita, Masaru Ibuka, Kozo Ohsone
# 1979: the cellular telephone (first commercially fielded version, NTT)
# 1970s: Tomahawk Cruise Missile (first computerized cruise missile)
# 1983: Domain Name System: Paul Mockapetris
# 1985: polymerase chain reaction: Kary Mullis
# 1985: DNA fingerprinting: Alec Jeffreys
# 1989: the World Wide Web: Tim Berners-Lee

19th century
# 1800: Electric battery: Alessandro Volta
# 1801: Jacquard loom: Joseph Marie Jacquard
# 1802: Screw propeller steamboat Phoenix: John Stevens
# 1802: gas stove: Zachäus Andreas Winzler
# 1805: Submarine Nautilus: Robert Fulton
# 1805: Refrigerator: Oliver Evans
# 1807: Steamboat Clermont: Robert Fulton
# 1808: Band saw: William Newberry
# 1811: Gun- Breechloader: Thornton (?)
# 1812: Metronome: Dietrich Nikolaus Winkel
# 1813: Hand printing press: George Clymer
# 1814: Steam Locomotive (Blucher): George Stephenson
# 1816: Miner's safety lamp: Humphry Davy
# 1816: Metronome: Johann Nepomuk Maelzel (reputed)
# 1816: Stirling engine: Robert Stirling
# 1816: Stethoscope: Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec
# 1817: Kaleidoscope: David Brewster
# 1819: Breech loading flintlock: John Hall
# 1821: Electric motor: Michael Faraday
# 1823: Electromagnet: William Sturgeon
# 1826: Photography: Joseph Nicéphore Niépce
# 1826: internal combustion engine: Samuel Morey
# 1827: Insulated wire: Joseph Henry
# 1827: Screw propeller: Josef Ressel
# 1827: Friction match: John Walker
# 1830: Lawn mower: Edwin Beard Budding
# 1831: Multiple coil magnet: Joseph Henry
# 1831: Magnetic acoustic telegraph: Joseph Henry (patented 1837)
# 1831: Reaper: Cyrus McCormick
# 1831: Electrical generator: Michael Faraday, Stefan Jedlik
# 1834: June 14 - Isaac Fischer, Jr. patents sandpaper
# 1834: The Hansom cab is patented
# 1834: Louis Braille perfects his Braille system
# 1835: Photogenic Drawing: William Henry Fox Talbot
# 1835: Revolver: Samuel Colt
# 1835: Morse code: Samuel Morse
# 1835: Electromechanical Relay: Joseph Henry
# 1836: Samuel Colt receives a patent for the Colt revolver (February 24)
# 1836: Improved screw propeller: John Ericsson
# 1836: Sewing machine: Josef Madersberger
# 1837: Photography: Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre
# 1837: First US electric printing press patented by Thomas Davenport (February 25)
# 1837: Steel plow: John Deere
# 1837: Standard diving dress: Augustus Siebe
# 1837: Camera Zoom Lens: Jozef Maximilián Petzval
# 1838: Electric telegraph: Charles Wheatstone
# 1838: Forerunner of Morse code: Alfred Vail
# 1838: closed diving suit with a helmet: Augustus Siebe
# 1839: Vulcanization of rubber: Charles Goodyear
# 1840: Frigate with submarine machinery SS Princeton: John Ericsson
# 1840: artificial fertilizer: Justus von Liebig
# 1842: Anaesthesia: Crawford Long
# 1843: Typewriter: Charles Thurber
# 1843: Fax machine: Alexander Bain
#
# 1844: Telegraph: Samuel Morse
# 1845: Portland cement: William Aspdin
# 1845: Double tube tire: Robert Thomson (inventor)
# 1846: Sewing machine: Elias Howe
# 1846: Rotary printing press: Richard M. Hoe
# 1849: Safety pin: Walter Hunt
# 1849: Francis turbine: James B. Francis
# 1852: Airship: Henri Giffard
# 1852: Passenger elevator: Elisha Otis
# 1852: Gyroscope: Léon Foucault
# 1853: Glider: Sir George Cayley
# 1855: Bunsen burner: Robert Bunsen
# 1855: Bessemer process: Henry Bessemer
# 1856: First celluloids: Alexander Parkes
# 1858: Undersea telegraph cable: Fredrick Newton Gisborne
# 1858: Shoe sole sewing machine: Lyman R. Blake
# 1858: Mason jar: John L. Mason
# 1859: Oil drill: Edwin L. Drake
# 1860: Linoleum: Fredrick Walton
# 1860: Repeating rifle: Oliver F. Winchester, Christopher Spencer
# 1860: Self-propelled torpedo: Ivan Lupis-Vukić
# 1861: Ironclad USS Monitor: John Ericsson
# 1861: Regenerative Furnace: Carl Wilhelm Siemens
# 1862: Revolving machine gun: Richard J. Gatling
# 1862: Mechanical submarine: Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol
# 1862: Pasteurization: Louis Pasteur, Claude Bernard
# 1863: Player piano: Henri Fourneaux
# 1864: First concept typewriter: Peter Mitterhofer
# 1865: Compression ice machine: Thaddeus Lowe
# 1866: Dynamite: Alfred Nobel
# 1867:
# 1868: First practical typewriter: Christopher Sholes, Carlos Glidden and Samuel W. Soule, with assistance from James Densmore
# 1868: Air brake (rail): George Westinghouse
# 1868: Oleomargarine: Mege Mouries
# 1869: Vacuum cleaner: I.W. McGaffers
# 1870: Magic Lantern projector: Henry R. Heyl
# 1870: Stock ticker: Thomas Alva Edison
# 1870: Mobile Gasoline Engine, Automobile: Siegfried Marcus
# 1871: Cable car (railway): Andrew S. Hallidie
# 1871: Compressed air rock drill: Simon Ingersoll
# 1872: Celluloid (later development): John W. Hyatt
# 1872: Adding machine: Edmund D. Barbour
# 1873: Barbed wire: Joseph F. Glidden
# 1873: Railway knuckle coupler: Eli H. Janney
# 1873: Modern direct current electric motor: Zénobe Gramme
# 1874: Electric street car: Stephen Dudle Field
# 1875: Dynamo: William A. Anthony
# 1875: Gun- (magazine): Benjamin B. Hotchkiss
# 1876: Telephone: Alexander Graham Bell
# 1876: Telephone: Elisha Gray
# 1876: Carpet sweeper: Melville Bissell
# 1876: Gasoline carburettor: Daimler
# 1877: Stapler: Henry R. Heyl
# 1877: Induction motor: Nikola Tesla
# 1877: Phonograph: Thomas Alva Edison
# 1877: Electric welding: Elihu Thomson
# 1877: Twine Knotter: John Appleby
# 1878: Cathode ray tube: William Crookes
# 1878: Transparent film: Eastman Goodwin
# 1878: Rebreather: Henry Fleuss
# 1878: Incandescent Light bulb: Joseph Swan
# 1879: Pelton turbine: Lester Pelton
# 1879: Automobile engine: Karl Benz
# 1879: Cash register: James Ritty
# 1879: Automobile (Patent): George B. Seldon ... note did NOT invent auto
# 1880: Photophone: Alexander Graham Bell
# 1880: Roll film: George Eastman
# 1880: Safety razor: Kampfe Brothers
# 1880: Seismograph: John Milne
# 1881: Electric welding machine: Elihu Thomson
# 1881: Metal detector: Alexander Graham Bell
# 1882: Electric fan: Schuyler Skatts Wheeler
# 1882: Electric flat iron: Henry W. Seely
# 1883: Auto engine - compression ignition: Gottlieb Daimler
# 1883: two-phase (alternating current) induction motor: Nikola Tesla
# 1884: Linotype machine: Ottmar Mergenthaler
# 1884: Fountain pen: Lewis Waterman NB: Did not invent fountain pen, nor even "first practical fountain pen". Started manufacture in 1883, too.
# 1884: Punched card accounting: Herman Hollerith
# 1884: Trolley car, (electric): Frank Sprague, Karel Van de Poele
# 1885: Automobile, differential gear: Karl Benz
# 1885: Maxim gun: Hiram Stevens Maxim
# 1885: Motor cycle: Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach
# 1885: Alternating current transformer: William Stanley
# 1886: Gasoline engine: Gottlieb Daimler
# 1886: Improved phonograph cylinder: Tainter & Bell
# 1887: Monotype machine: Tolbert Lanston
# 1887: Contact lens: Adolf E. Fick, Eugene Kalt and August Muller
# 1887: Gramophone record: Emile Berliner
# 1887: Automobile, (gasoline): Gottlieb Daimler
# 1888: Polyphase AC Electric power system: Nikola Tesla (30 related patents.)
# 1888: Kodak hand camera: George Eastman
# 1888: Ballpoint pen: John Loud
# 1888: Pneumatic tube tire: John Boyd Dunlop
# 1888: Harvester-thresher: Matteson (?)
# 1888: Kinematograph: Augustin Le Prince
# 1889: Automobile, (steam): Sylvester Roper
# 1890: Pneumatic Hammer: Charles B. King
# 1891: Automobile Storage Battery: William Morrison
# 1891: Zipper: Whitcomb L. Judson
# 1891: Carborundum: Edward G. Acheson
# 1892: Color photography: Frederic E. Ives
# 1892: Automatic telephone exchange (electromechanical): Almon Strowger - First in commercial service.
# 1893: Photographic gun: E.J. Marcy
# 1893: Half tone engraving: Frederick Ives
# 1893: Wireless communication: Nikola Tesla
# 1895: Phatoptiken projector: Woodville Latham
# 1895: Phantascope: C. Francis Jenkins
# 1895: Disposable blades: King C. Gillette
# 1895: Diesel engine: Rudolf Diesel
# 1895: Radio signals: Guglielmo Marconi
# 1895: Shredded Wheat: Henry Perky
# 1896: Vitascope: Thomas Armat
# 1896: Steam turbine: Charles Curtis
# 1896: Electric stove: William S. Hadaway
# 1897: Automobile, magneto: Robert Bosch
# 1898: Remote control: Nikola Tesla
# 1899: Automobile self starter: Clyde J. Coleman
# 1899: Magnetic tape recorder: Valdemar Poulsen
# 1899: Gas turbine: Charles Curtis

18th cent.
# 1701: Seed drill: Jethro Tull
# 1705: Steam piston engine: Thomas Newcomen
# 1709: Piano: Bartolomeo Cristofori
# 1710: Thermometer: René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
# 1711: Tuning fork: John Shore
# 1714: Mercury thermometer: Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
# 1730: Mariner's quadrant: Thomas Godfrey
# 1731: Sextant: John Hadley
# 1733: Flying shuttle: John Kay (Flying Shuttle)
# 1742: Franklin stove: Benjamin Franklin
# 1750: Flatboat: Jacob Yoder
# 1752: Lightning rod: Benjamin Franklin
# 1762: Iron smelting process: Jared Eliot
# 1767: Spinning jenny: James Hargreaves
# 1767: Carbonated water: Joseph Priestley
# 1769: Steam engine: James Watt
# 1769: Water Frame: Richard Arkwright
# 1775: Submarine Turtle: David Bushnell
# 1777: Card teeth making machine: Oliver Evans
# 1777: Circular saw: Samuel Miller
# 1779: Spinning mule: Samuel Crompton
# 1783: Multitubular boiler engine: John Stevens
# 1783: Parachute: Jean Pierre Blanchard
# 1783: Hot air balloon: Montgolfier brothers
# 1784: Bifocals: Benjamin Franklin
# 1784: Shrapnel shell: Henry Shrapnel
# 1785: Power loom: Edmund Cartwright
# 1785: Automatic flour mill: Oliver Evans
# 1787: Non-condensing high pressure Engine: Oliver Evans
# 1790: Cut and head nail machine: Jacob Perkins
# 1791: Steamboat: John Fitch
# 1791: Artificial teeth: Nicholas Dubois De Chemant
# 1793: Cotton gin: Eli Whitney
# 1793: Optical telegraph: Claude Chappe
# 1797: Cast iron plow: Charles Newbold
# 1798: Vaccination: Edward Jenner
# 1798: Lithography: Alois Senefelder
# 1799: Seeding machine: Eliakim Spooner

17th century
* 1608: Telescope: Hans Lippershey
* 1609: Microscope: Galileo Galilei
* 1620: Slide rule: William Oughtred
* 1623: Automatic calculator: Wilhelm Schickard
* 1642: Adding machine: Blaise Pascal
* 1643: Barometer: Evangelista Torricelli
* 1645: Vacuum pump: Otto von Guericke
* 1657: Pendulum clock: Christiaan Huygens
* 1698: Steam engine: Thomas Savery

10 posted on 11/29/2012 4:43:22 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Stormdog

Cecil Rhodes was a Fabian socialist.


11 posted on 11/29/2012 4:45:01 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: drewh
Who is she kidding?

From my brief foray into public education in the early 70's, I thought the Founding Fathers were George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman, and Cesar Chavez.

12 posted on 11/29/2012 4:45:12 PM PST by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: drewh

It’s fine with me. All of humanity’s history should be taught. Including how Africa under European colonialism fared vastly better than under independence - about how Africa has been in a relentless downward spiral since de-colonization. That’s just a fact, and an important one for all students - including white students - to understand.


13 posted on 11/29/2012 4:45:56 PM PST by Gluteus Maximus
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To: drewh

Will that history include that “I gots my Obamaphone” woman?


14 posted on 11/29/2012 4:48:07 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: cripplecreek

I was going after the whole African colonial thing, should have used a sarc tag.


15 posted on 11/29/2012 4:49:21 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: drewh

How about just making all students learn American history, starting with the Mayflower Compact?


16 posted on 11/29/2012 4:50:21 PM PST by imardmd1 ("Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord; that walketh in His ways." Ps. 128:1)
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To: drewh
Susan Rice is worth at least 23 million. Any  freepers know how this genius made so much money?

http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N99999935&year=2009

Susan E. Rice, 2009

Net Worth: From $23,521,177 to $43,543,009
Rank: 1st in
Executive Branch Members

 

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17 posted on 11/29/2012 4:52:38 PM PST by dennisw ( The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: drewh

How about we make all students, white, black, green, plaid, learn marxist (ie, post-progressive) history, and how 100,000,000 were killed in the 20th century; for contrast, how about we make all these students, for a change, learn the founders history - Locke, Montesquieu, de Tocqueville, Smith, Madison, Adams, Jefferson, Washington...


18 posted on 11/29/2012 4:53:23 PM PST by C210N (In favor of private rights and public happiness)
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To: drewh

Going back to my HS days and College, we studied world history, but the world seemed to be the USA and Europe. Nothing about China other than the mongol invasions, the Boxer Rebellion, and Hong Kong. Japan was a feudal society and we open the door to Japan. India?? Don’t recall anything but Ghandi. Russia got into world history via the war and the Communists. Did we ever get into anyone else besides Europe? Yes but only lightly. Ancient history was Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Macedonian. Most of the focus was on the European continent. So? She may have a point. However, finding anything written that dates back more than 2000+ years to support it could be a problem?


19 posted on 11/29/2012 4:53:23 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: SatinDoll
Make Black students read about the history of the Irish ...
Over 600 years of Limey subjugation and genocide, culminating in the worst famines ever known. "Great" Britain my arse.
20 posted on 11/29/2012 4:58:59 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Stormdog

I don’t think he considered himself to be a Fabian but he was just the same. No doubt he did some good things but he also had some crazy ideas like bringing the whole world back under British control so war could be outlawed.


21 posted on 11/29/2012 5:00:02 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: drewh

1986? In 1970 I won an award for a paper on Lew Alcindor (aka Kareem Abdul Jabar) while doing “black studies” in American History.


22 posted on 11/29/2012 5:01:17 PM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: drewh

Hey, Ms. Rice, how about concentrating on Benghazi history?


23 posted on 11/29/2012 5:01:37 PM PST by Amberdawn
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To: dennisw

“her mother was a senior vice president of Control Data “

Don’t even get me started about that crooked company! They had a great “education” scam going that ripped off the govt (taxpayers) for millions and millions of dollars! I’m happy to say that I shut that scam down for a few hours as Dr. Hysteresis!


24 posted on 11/29/2012 5:03:39 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

History study has to be streamlined somehow, and that is why it is important to learn about Greece, and not the aboriginals of Australia.

Studying the ancient history of Sub-Saharan Africa just isn’t important to nations of the planet in a general sense for common knowledge, if something gets cut, that is one of those things that are expendable.


25 posted on 11/29/2012 5:05:01 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer's successful run in Nebraska)
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To: drewh

Idiocy Ping


26 posted on 11/29/2012 5:06:24 PM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: dennisw

http://freebeacon.com/susan-rices-enrichment-program/

Ask, and Ye shall receive.


27 posted on 11/29/2012 5:06:24 PM PST by Amberdawn
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28 posted on 11/29/2012 5:09:06 PM PST by RedMDer (Please support Toys for Tots this CHRISTmas season.)
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To: dennisw

From DCs upper crust. Wealth from banker father. She seems not to have ever had a real job. Husband works for ABC news.


29 posted on 11/29/2012 5:09:40 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: cripplecreek

Great point!


30 posted on 11/29/2012 5:17:14 PM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: drewh

What black history? (Recognizing there is an attempt to create a history- which would be better classified as fiction.)


31 posted on 11/29/2012 5:17:55 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: drewh

Would there even be a recorded Black history were it not for Western Civilization?


32 posted on 11/29/2012 5:19:46 PM PST by Liberty Ship ("Lord, make me fast and accurate.")
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To: henkster

That’s what I was thinking. Half that 24 minutes would be the trip over here and the other half would be bitching about not getting a free ride since.


33 posted on 11/29/2012 5:23:06 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: drewh

Susan should be REQUIRED to read the casualty reports from every day’s activity of every Union Military Unit, large or small throughout the entire Civil War. To view all the Matthew Brady and other photographers’ iphotos of post-battle scenes, especially those containing corpses of WHITE FOLKS who gave their lives in the struggle to win freedom and liberty; even for ungrateful smartmouthed vacuum heads such as her.

AND she should be required to memorize the numbers of killed and wounded U.S. Military personnel from several major battles. 1st & 2nd Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Lookout Mountain, The Wilderness, Antietem and Gettysburg would probably suffice; and to put the cherry on top, she should be required to write a 5000 word dissertation revealing to all the world that it was the REPUBLICANS who initiated that war to win her freedom, and it was REPUBLICANS who pushed The Civil Rights Act of 1964 through congress, OVER THE OPPOSITION AND FILIBUSTERING of MOST DEMOCRATS. That it was a Republican POTUS who INTEGRATED Little Rock High School and who stood with James Meredith and others who broke the color barrier.

After she does those few simple tasks to indicate that she understands the true FACTS of American history; then and only then will she be qualified to pontificate on what WHITE or any other color students should be required to do! Other than that, I don’t have an opinion on the matter.


34 posted on 11/29/2012 5:30:00 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: drewh

I have no problem with Black History being taught, I just wish someone would teach kids American history


35 posted on 11/29/2012 5:34:23 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: drewh

So history comes in color!


36 posted on 11/29/2012 5:34:23 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: drewh
re 'black history'


 

37 posted on 11/29/2012 5:34:42 PM PST by tomkat (liberty or death .. no gulags for me)
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To: drewh

I did study black history in school, in the city, a significant number of years ago. I grew up thinking that people like George Washington Carver were amazing and accomplished. Now we have inner city drop-out rates so high that it’s disgraceful - robbing the world of people like Carver, and robbing black youth of their future. If Obama went to the inner city with a plan for stopping drop-outs, for stopping teenage pregnancies (beyond abortion), and a plan for promoting the formation and independence of private black businesses, I’d be willing to contribute as much as I could. But he hasn’t, and he’s not. That’s because in his infantile and deluded world view everyone in the inner city is a victim. i don’t look at them as victims. I look at those who are living lives of dependency as a sad waste of talent and potential.


38 posted on 11/29/2012 5:34:52 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: drewh
I wonder if Susan is aware of the Black History of
Black Genocide with her support of abortion ?

39 posted on 11/29/2012 5:43:32 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: oh8eleven; SatinDoll
Make Black students read about the history of the Irish ...
Over 600 years of Limey subjugation and genocide, culminating in the worst famines ever known. "Great" Britain my arse.

Or Scottish history.
The "Highland" and the "Lowland" Clearances.
Fook the Brits....yeah...I'm still bitter aboot it.

40 posted on 11/29/2012 5:53:36 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Da Coyote
Will that history include that “I gots my Obamaphone” woman?

If not her perhaps the AA lady who cornered me outside a store to ask for funds to turn on her IPhone. It took everything I had to not unload on her. But then I remembered that the beg might have been a ploy to distract. Oh on topic, susan rice can go pound a granular substance.

41 posted on 11/29/2012 5:53:55 PM PST by lovesdogs
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To: drewh; All

Does this include the fact that Africans sold fellow Africans into slavery or do we omit that part?

Cause only whites are bad doncha know.


42 posted on 11/29/2012 5:54:24 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: SatinDoll

They are also pulling out all the stops to make this Marxist the SOS. Even though Benghazi is important, there are far more serious issues in her background that needs to be questioned. She makes Van Jones look like a moderate. Susan Rice is an unabashed anti-constitution, UN globalist, and will be Obamas final nail in America’s coffin.


43 posted on 11/29/2012 5:54:24 PM PST by Toespi
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To: drewh

Racist biotch!

LLS


44 posted on 11/29/2012 5:59:01 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: oh8eleven
"Over 600 years of Limey subjugation and genocide, culminating in the worst famines ever known. "Great" Britain my arse. "

The Irish population has yet to recover fully fom the 'potato famine' that killed about 1.5 million and caused another 1.5 million to emigrate in the 1800's.

Ireland is the only modern/developed country to have a lower population today than in 1840.

You didn't learn that history in school either.

Albeit, Germany is the European country to have more of its citizens emigrate to the USA than citizens from any other European country.

45 posted on 11/29/2012 5:59:59 PM PST by blam
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To: jjotto

Bingo!!! Looked around to her fathers wiki entry.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmett_J._Rice

He was a connected banker. This is where Susan Rice is worth 23+ million via her daddy (inherited). She is from DCs mocha elite


46 posted on 11/29/2012 6:04:14 PM PST by dennisw ( The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: drewh

black history?

um.... long long ago we made huts and spears to throw at each other and the animals.

The end.


47 posted on 11/29/2012 6:06:12 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
she's practically white....what, did she forget that she had a white parent, white grandparents?....

besides, most whites know more about black history than blacks do.....

for instance, that MLK was a republican...that most of the rats voted no on the civil rights bill, that is was the white deomocrats who were the nucleus of the KKK..

48 posted on 11/29/2012 6:07:44 PM PST by cherry
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49 posted on 11/29/2012 6:09:04 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: annieokie

Do you really believe most cannot find Africa on a map? It may be true today with the dumbed down teacher’s union. Heck, we had to close a new charter school in Nashville (3 years old) after the students failed miserably in reading and math. What chance does a grade school type have when he/she cannot read, write, much less can they do basic math after three years in a so called grade school charter school. We had to shut the school down. Please tell me how teachers with a degree in Black Studies would have helped?


50 posted on 11/29/2012 6:15:10 PM PST by Lumper20
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