The My Lai Massacre
On March 16, 1968 a terrible massacre occurred at My Lai, called The My Lai Massacre. The following massacre should have never happened and the eventís that followed the massacre are typical of any American wrongdoing. Thatís why it wasnít in my US History book. They covered it up and the people involved in the massacre received no punishment except for one soldier.
My US History book: The Story of
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even speak about this event because they want us to think of the U.S. as a good nation that would never do such a horrible thing. History books are the black curtains that cover the American youthís eyes. They have control over what they want us to know and learn. If it wasnít for this assignment I would have never realized about this event that should have been in my history book.