26 Side By Side Comparisons That Fix Your Image Of History

Through Hollywood, jingoism, school, word of mouth, and bad use of Google, we like to think we have this whole history thing down pat. Of course, anyone who takes a second look at that list will realize that in fact, no, we don't know s**t about history at all.

Lucky for you, debunking historical myths is a Cracked speciality.

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