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20 Common “Facts” About America that Way Too Many People Believe

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The history of America is full of dramatic struggles and the whole world is often influenced by it. However, some of the things believed to be “common knowledge” are usually not accurately put across. So what is true and what isn’t?

1. The first car was actually NOT American

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As much as America would love to take pride in being the first ones to produce a car with Ford’s Model T, somebody was ahead. Karl Benz the German engineer created horseless carriages and also did the patenting of the very first automobile. This was in the 19th century, almost an entire century ahead of what Ford produced.

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