12 Common Historical Misconceptions
I just don’t know what to believe anymore.
The pyramids of Giza were built by slaves.
Emperor Nero played the fiddle while he watched Rome burn.
People during the Middle Ages had a low life expectancy.
The Vikings wore horns on their helmets.
Marco Polo introduced pasta to Italy.
Christopher Columbus proved that the Earth was round.
Pilgrims wore all black, and their hats had a buckle on them.
The Salem witch trials lead to people being burned at the stake.
Napoleon Bonaparte was unusually short.
Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake.”
Van Gogh sliced off his ear.
Mrs. O'Leary's cow kicking over a lantern started the Great Chicago Fire.
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