The period we discussed this week is one full of mythology in our national memory , ranging from Christopher Columbus discovering the New World to the Pilgrims settling Plymouth in the name of religious liberty. Discuss one of the myths discussed in class this week – what is the myth, what is the ‘real story’, and why was the myth more appealing than the truth for so many years?
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