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By Josh Miller

Americans were taught that their state is civilized and humane. yet, too frequently, U.S. activities were uncivilized and inhumane.
—Howard Zinn

Shedding gentle on 500 years of suppression, this stunning exposé unearths the pivotal function in American heritage performed via its such a lot invisible minority—zombies.

From colonization and revolution to international Wars and international hegemony, A Zombie’s historical past of the United States tells the robust and relocating tales of this country’s living-dead underclass, including:

•The zombie bloodbath of ecu colonists at Plymouth Rock

•The ugly killing of a zombinated Meriwether Lewis by way of his fellow explorer William Clark

•The doomed security of the Alamo opposed to hordes of the attacking undead

•The heroic, platoon-saving cost right into a hail of German fireplace through an undead Lt. Audie Murphy

•The top-secret NASA missions that launched(and frequently misplaced) zombies into space

•The anti-terrorist application to prevent the weaponization of the zombie virus

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The fabrication that the soldiers had fired upon unarmed civilians proved far more attractive, and word of the zombie presence became seen as a British conspiracy to deflect their guilt. People were getting angry, and they were starting to fight back. So-called zombie raids, in which colonists would commit crimes—even murders— dressed as zombies, began popping up all over the Northeast. On October 31, 1773, a group of twenty young men dressed as zombies ran a violent tear through the streets of Boston, destroying Loyalist property and sacking the house of Wallace Trent, a wealthy Loyalist, dragging him into the streets and killing him.

04 million people living in the English colonies, 93,600 of those individuals weren’t quite living. ” A New York City Council resolution read: Whereas the Necessity, Number and Continual Increase of the Misdead within the City is very Great and… frequently Commit diverse misdemeanors and graver acts within the Said City, who living Idly and unemployed, seek to devour and otherwise Dismember the Good citizens. For Remedy Whereof… Resolved that there be forthwith built a good, Strong and Convenient House and Corral.

Hailed as a small success, The First Cleanse was of course only a temporary fix, as all it accomplished was driving the zombies into Indian territory. Over time this created incredibly dense hordes of zombies in the West, but that was a problem for future generations. Viewed as a hollow pronouncement in its time, the Undead Act was the first step toward the complete removal of zombies from American life, to the world we now live in. The act was also one of the many colonial grievances that would soon swell into the War for Independence.

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