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

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

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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