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<p>In every case, far more stone monuments remain than are removed. A survey by the Southern Poverty Law Center found some 1,800 named memorials honoring Confederates. Add to that union generals. And military leaders from the American Revolution, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera.</p><p>The generals are men of course. One study said there is a “staggering lack of public statues of women.” A database in <a href=”https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/feminism/2016/03/i-sorted-uk-s-statues-gender-mere-27-cent-are-historical-non-royal-women” target=”_blank”>the New Statesman in the U.K</a>. and <a href=”https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/why-the-dearth-of-statues-honoring-women-in-statuary-hall-and-elsewhere/2011/04/11/AFx8lgjD_story.html” target=”_blank”>The Washington Post in the U.S</a>. found only 13% and 7% of statues in these countries depict historical women as opposed to historical men.</p><p>So what’s next? How do we make the stone-tablet version of our history more representative of the actual history?</p><p>Wednesday, President Donald Trump nixed the idea of renaming military bases to make the country more reflective. </p><p>”These Monumental and very Powerful Bases have become part of a Great American Heritage, and a history of Winning, Victory, and Freedom,” Trump tweeted. “Therefore, my Administration will not even consider the renaming of these Magnificent and Fabled Military Installations. Our history as the Greatest Nation in the World will not be tampered with. Respect our Military.”</p><p>A few statues of American Indians and Alaska Natives are spread out across the country. In fact: Some of the most representative locations are Congress and a few state legislatures. In the U.S. Capitol (standing alongside Andrew $%!* Jackson, colonizer Junipero Serra, would-be dictator Huey P. Long and missionary killer Marcus Whitman) there is <a href=”https://www.aoc.gov/art/national-statuary-hall-collection/kamehameha-i” target=”_blank”>Kamehameha I,</a> <a href=”https://www.aoc.gov/art-by-state/new-mexico” target=”_blank”>Po’Pay</a>,
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