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    Not the kind they teach you in school. It's one-sided and you never get the whole story. The history books are written by whoever wins the war. If you really are interested in...
    ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    Chanakya - Some historians think that his Arthashashtra was  a compiled work  written by different authors .This was proven by a computer generated statistical analysis.Whatever...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    The thing we learn from history is we don't learn from history
    Freddie61 Freddie61 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Lincoln And Leadership - Has any president ever faced the mountain of troubles that Abraham Lincoln confronted? I/3 of the states had left the union before he took office.  His...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 28, 2012

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    I Wish... I can be friends with u? - I wish to be a reason for someone's happiness ... I really don't understand what's wrong with me.. I have a good life with good people in it...
    Thatsmystyle77 Thatsmystyle77 18-21, M 3 Responses May 13, 2012

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    Let's Learn History Together - I like history, it's a story about us , about the human race it shows us what was yesterday to find out how to live today.For me history isn't a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 24, 2012

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    I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desart. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown...
    Jarlaxle Jarlaxle 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    Why Richard l. - There is a bloody great big statue of Richard 1 outside the houses of parliament in westminster. WHY WHY WHY???????????????????????????? Richard spent no more...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 22 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    My Degree Is In History - My first degree is in history, I am currently doing a masters in history, and I hope to do a PhD in history (probably starting in 2012), so yes, I guess...
    Alypius Alypius 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 31, 2011

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    Historical Month - We celebrate a couple of things this month, one is 150 year celebration of the Gettysburg address. Just out of curiosity I asked around some of the younger...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    I love history! Everything about it! The past is filled with rights and wrongs and it helps me realize my own faults and stuff:)
    zeezee669 zeezee669 16-17, F Jan 27

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    Regarding the world wars in the 20th century, what is the real history? I.e. 1) Did France attack Germany first in 1914, into Alsace-Lorraine? 2) During WW1 did neither side try to...
    Explorer1958 Explorer1958 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    November 19, 1974 - Patricia Campbell Hearst, a granddaughter of the legendary publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, is released on bail pending the appeal of her conviction...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    As I was watching a movie about the German Nazi era, a kid about 12 years old was asking his parents why the Nazi hated so much the girl ( who was helping some Jewish families...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I love to study American history involving the founding of the United States, the Colonies, all 44 Presidents, Civil War, WW 1 & 2, and conflicts. I have a major in history at...
    youngcancergal youngcancergal 22-25, F Jan 14

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    I Love Old Houses - Last weekend I had the opportunity to visit Baddesley Clinton – a beautiful moated Manor House and Garden which partly dates back to the 15th century. I have...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Every great civilization falls, and they all ended with very similar events that led up to the demise. USA is going down the same path.
    jcleo05 jcleo05 31-35, M Mar 2

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    I like studying the great civilizations of the world
    13robert13 13robert13 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    1861 To 1865 - Known as the War Between the States or the American Civil War. Here in the rural American South it has a different meaning vs. those up North. I like to visit...
    walternc walternc 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    Love! - I used to hate history in middle school and the beginning of high school. Probably because I had bad and rude history teachers that seemed to isolate and try to humiliate...
    TalarSkye TalarSkye 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    The director of the agency I work in gave a party for the staff at his place some time ago, to celebrate his birthday and the only instruction for it was that we should go...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I like history, but I love current affairs. Everything that's going on in the news today is a power struggle between the US, Russia, and China.
    tbrady12 tbrady12 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    If You Could Revisit Your "Social Contract" With Your Society Would It Be Any Different? - If only you could............………
    yeyoil yeyoil 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    I love the renaissance. What is you favorite period?
    4in1 4in1 36-40 9 Responses Mar 6

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    Song Honoring General Mad Anthony Wayne: Pennsylvania Continental Line - The old Tory rout Had spread round about That our brave Wayne,with five hundred Were taken or slain Upon...
    Studmuffin11 Studmuffin11 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    The Unusual - Not the pretty history all dressed up not to offend, the stuff that people try to bury in the past. If we don't understand how we got to the point we are at we are...
    Qtip1976 Qtip1976 31-35, M 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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    King Harold Godwinson. - I believe that Harold has had a pretty bad press over the years. I remember when I was a boy Harold was the ineffectual king who got an arrow in his eye...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 14 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    It's very inspiring to know, that no matter how much we humans think we know about history as a whole, there is so much more that is out there, just waiting to be discovered.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 14

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    Someone tell me about the bad guy hittler and pompeii city history. Im quite interesting to hear!
    Ihatemylifesomuchxx Ihatemylifesomuchxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    History is usually a grave subject. Wars, genocides, slavery, etc. but I love it. It's so interesting to understand how minuscule things change the world completely
    Khadijah96 Khadijah96 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    I'm obsessed with antiques and older homes. I love to hear the history behind things.
    hopefull2014 hopefull2014 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    Its Awesome - I love to learn about it ,its so fascinating
    AussieListener AussieListener 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    Stretching from 500BC-Now. I specialize in military history and antiques, owning a few boxes full myself. The wars I know about the most is any between 1913-2014
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Adam And Eve - This is based on an article that appeared in a newspaper and aroused my interest.According to some scientists ,Adam and Eve were not contemporaries and were not a...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 9 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    Is My Bread and Butter - I just got my BA in History and I just adore all periods of history, my favorite being the rise of modern America (end of civil war to civil rights) I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    History Is Not About The Past - Faulkner said that the past is not dead. It isn't even the past.  He is more right than ever today. Interpretations of facts are always subject to...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    Did you know? In 1895 the only two cars in Ohio, USA crashed into each other
    2t3v3 2t3v3 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    No, I Love History - It's the story of who we were and where we are now, and if you look close enough, it's the story of where we are going. I've always been in love with history...
    emily714 emily714 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    Considering Minoring In History/Geography - As a senior in college I'm debating what to go into. I think I want to major in meteorology and possibly minor in either history or...
    Lights50 Lights50 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    I Wish They Still Taught History - What they call "History" is just garbage that came from disputes by lobbyists, special interest groups, and overprotective parents but now due to...
    grayday104 grayday104 22-25, M 14 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    The Mysore Palace At Night. - I have been to Mysore thrice and never missed going to the palace.. The illumination of Mysore Palace with as many as 100,000 lights on the occasion...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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    Just a thought. It is so easy to confuse "the past" with "History". Surely while the former means just that, the latter implies "product" (ie what we know on a provisional and...
    norvic2 norvic2 70+, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Somnath - The Somnath Temple (Gujarati: સોમનાથ મંદિર Sanskrit: सोमनाथ मन्दिर) located in the Prabhas Kshetra near Veraval in...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F Oct 22, 2013

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    Rare Photos Of 'netaji' Subhas Chandra Bose - I wish I was born when he was alive. Subhas Chandra Bose Subhas Chandra Bose Born 23 January 1897 Cuttack, Bengal Presidency...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2013

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    Revolutions - French history is fascinating, how our society was changed from the despotic kingdom to a Republic where all were equal citizens still interests people worldwide...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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    History Of Chess - Chess originated in India from where it spread to Persia.When the Arabs conquered Persia, chess was taken up by the Muslim world and subsequently spread to...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    I love American history, but they put me in world history and wonder why I fail... AMERICAN HISTORY INTERESTS ME. Not world history. During my dumb student led conference today my...
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    I love history. I am a teacher and I teach World History, American History, Civics and Economics, and Sociology. I live and breathe history. I think people think I am weird when I...
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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Two - Chapter Twenty-Eight Robert dropped me off at my history class. I stood at the open door, looking up at him with...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Mar 17

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    I absolutely love history, particularly political history and the history of monarchy. The wars I find intresting.
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Mar 30

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