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6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America
www.cracked.comThese are 6 Ridiculous Lies About the Founding of America. This historical run-down includes great root sources explaining some of the most inexplicable circumstances found in America when the Pilgrams arrived.
Think crossing the Altantic was hard? Hardly, dozens of vikings and two American Indians had managed this simple feat over a 1500 year period before Columbus found his way.
But, carving out space in America was hard. Ask the viking skeletons buried all around America -- Vikings had their way in Europe, but made countless futile attempts to settle in America for 500 years. It turns out, feather beats horned helmet, every time.
Want more? Learn how De Soto created forts to keep people in? And, why were colonies abandoned? For the simple joys of native life -- things like hygiene, nutrition, and a simple set of societal constructs that declared freedom of speech, freedom of religion, separation of rules makers and judges, and the pursuit of happiness.
Read on and get more interesting facts about the most mythologized period in American history.More ...Less ...