21 Historical Moments We Thought We Knew Everything About

Who knew? (Besides, you know, historians.)
21 Historical Moments We Thought We Knew Everything About

We all learn about history in school, but what is it really? Is it just a bunch of boring facts and dates that we have to remember for tests? Or is there something more to it?

Do you know the muffin, man? How about Dorothy of Oz? Do you know what the phrase "divide and conquer" means? Chances are, if you're over the age of 30, you don't. And that's perfectly okay. In fact, many people are unaware of some of the most important historical moments in our country. In this article, we will discuss five historical moments that many Americans are not aware of. These moments include the origin of "divide and conquer," the true story behind Columbus Day, the American Revolution's role in slavery, America's hidden history with eugenics, and FDR's role in the Pearl Harbor attack. 

So buckle up and get ready to learn some new information! Our history is filled with moments and people that have been forgotten over time.

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