History: The Grim Enterprise

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 21:57 -- Cheinen


United States
35° 39' 55.8036" N, 97° 29' 51.5544" W

Uh. Uh. Agency. History. Word. Here we go:
United States, United States
Tryin' to show the world its pretty face
But 'merica's history ain't always a pretty view
Open Zinn and Russell and let's review
This guy Columbus came from Spain,
He gave the Natives small pox and chopped off they haynds
He forced 'em into slavery and still wanted more
But I bet you like Columbus Day at the store
The horror of the slave trade is what came next,
They walked 'em to the coast with chains around their necks
In the war for independence Britain pissed us off
So we wrote the DOI to tell 'em to F-off.
After the war was a change of pace,
The sphere of true womanhood told girls their place
In the Indian removal it was Ridge vs. Ross
The Cherokee faced a terrible loss
Whites vs. Blacks,
Rich vs. Poor,
Is America united like it says on the door?
Grim enterprise but you're gonna have to eat it
Can't recall the past, you're condemned to repeat it


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