Removing Monuments to Oppression is the American Thing To Do

The following words pasted over a detail of the painting "Pulling Down the Statue of King George III, N.Y.C., (c. 1859)":  
When the thirteen united States of America declared independence from the British monarch, we toppled the statue of King George in Bowling Green
When the allies defeated the Nazis, we ordered all monuments to the Nazi party destroyed
When U.S. Troops took Baghdad, U.S. Marines knocked down the statue of Saddam Hussein in Firdos Square
Don't let liars and traitors tell you it's un-American to take down monuments of oppression

Scientific American: The History behind the King George III Statue Meme: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/anthropology-in-practice/the-history-behind-the-king-george-iii-statue-meme/

Slate: How Did We Treat Monuments to White Supremacists When They Weren’t Our White Supremacists?: https://slate.com/culture/2017/08/read-the-allied-order-to-destroy-nazi-monuments-in-germany.html

Wikipedia: Firdos Square statue destruction: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firdos_Square_statue_destruction

Image: Pulling Down the Statue of King George III, N.Y.C., (c. 1859): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowling_Green_(New_York_City)#/media/File:Johannes_Adam_Simon_Oertel_Pulling_Down_the_Statue_of_King_George_III,_N.Y.C._ca._1859.jpg

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