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Old September 15 2012, 03:15 AM   #21
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Re: About planetary gravity

I'm not going to address that litany of "they done me wrongs" and thinly veiled jabs at the left above, but it's pretty well established that there's a lot of history taught that's baldly incorrect.

American history has often mythologized in public school textbooks due to the needs of the textbook industry to placate local school boards. This is why we get whitewashed versions of Helen Keller, Reconstruction, etc., and persistent myths like Betsy Ross.
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