Historical Facts (For the Use of Colwell-Hatchney Schools) [1/3]
Catechism, Spoof, Serial
Ancient Authorities, Gravity, Mechanics, Discovery, Exploration
A series of dubious historical 'facts' including the claim that Plato 'invented the Laws of Gravity' after which he never smiled, and that 'an American discovered Columbus before Columbus discovered America'.
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