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Strange Stories You Might Not Know About Colonial Americans

Updated 11 Jun 2020 355.7k views10 items

It's not too much of a stretch to assume we live in a strange time, but there are plenty of strange stories about early Americans too. From sad tales of intolerance to clownish buffoons, this is not your typical history lesson about colonial America. 

This list examines what it was like to live in colonial America, from the weird political landscape to the difficulties of not fitting in the (very stringent) mold. You may not have heard these weird stories about colonial life and American history, but you won't soon forget them.

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