US History: 13 Myth-Busting Facts That Will Make You Rethink Everything You Know (PHOTOS)

10/05/2010 07:01 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

You don't get much more American than Plymouth Rock, Independence Day, the Alamo and baseball. Too bad they're all knee-deep in myth! "The Mental Floss History of the United States" exposes many little-known truths in its rip-roaring retelling of American history. Here's a quick sneak peek ...

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