The America Revolution
In 1776, a pack of maniacs later known as “the Founding Fathers” declared their little British colony to be an independent nation, and the world has been kind of a mixed bag ever since. The founding of America is one of the most mythologized events in history, which means we've definitely got an article debunking Revolutionary War myths. We're also going to tell you about the cooler version of Paul Revere, Sybil Ludington. And we'd say brace yourselves, but this is Cracked dot com. You knew something wild was coming. Come on, you knew. But were you expecting cannibalism? No! [Monty Python voice] No one expects cannibalism in the American Revolution!