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    History is just so interesting to me.

    There are so many stories and it is just really fun to learn. Also who doesn't want to learn all the stupid thing we have done at some points
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Jan 14

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    curious how many history buffs ever heard of

    the Battle of Chickamauga? Clue: its an American civil war battle
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Is History A Lost Art?

    I was watching a 60 minutes interview with historian David McCullough. In the interview, he said: We are children who are historically illiterate.  He goes on to say that a student at a mid western university said to him, Until your talk today, I didn't know that the original...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    i did history in school.

    ....i liked it abit,,,,but i got on to the discovery science channel and i loved it. ! i remember watching something one night,,,,something about if star or something dies,....its beam can shoot across the universe within seconds,,and if it hits the earth,,,people are immediatley...
    fireeyesofthephoenix fireeyesofthephoenix 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    History is awesome! i remember

    since kindergarten how much i liked the subject. History i think is the most important thing to learn. Only way people and countries can learn...learn from their past mistakes. make the world a better place.
    josh221992 josh221992 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    Although the day has already changed in Europe,

    here it is the last 20 minutes of the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in Sarajevo in 1914. While not the cause, it was the precipitating event for WWI. While I don't care much about Hapsburg nobles, I think the anniversary...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 28, 2014

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    TerrestrialWoden0783 TerrestrialWoden0783 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    I am a history fanatic!

    I think it's so interesting. I really like the late 1700s... Cause of the American Revolution and French Revolution. Both of those are my favorite!!! I also really like the Renaissance lol
    EmbraceTheEVIL EmbraceTheEVIL 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2014

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    I love learning about History.

    I enjoy watching the History Channel even before all the reality shows hit the station. I'm an avid reader of books on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I read a book called Lies "My Teacher Told Me" by James Loewen. One of the best books I ever read. I enjoy learning about the ancient...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    I enjoy every minute in class,

    its so interesting
    HopeIdk HopeIdk 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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    Medieval history, specifically around the 13th

    century is ma favorite time period. The culture and the folklore are very interesting.
    TheLoneHowl96 TheLoneHowl96 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 28

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    Rare Historical Photos

    RARE HISTORICAL PHOTOS.... And descriptions as we wonder what it was like to be there and surprises us with something we have never seen.  Look carefully at each picture. There are some you have never seen before and they are amazing. A boxing match on board the USS Oregon...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    I read a news report yesterday about members of

    ISIS destroying historic artifacts and places in Iraq. Groups like ISIS destroy these things because they are not interested in real truth. The "truth" - for ISIS, for Hitler, for the Taliban and tyrants both dead and alive - is in the lies they invent to serve their agendas...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M Mar 6

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    I love history more than the present.

    The current only disappoints and distracts. But forever is my yesterday and tomorrow.
    justmeandmydreams justmeandmydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    History

    ......they say history has a way of repeating itself so i guess in a certain way it has an impact on our present and future thats why if you know your history then you will know where you are heading to.
    Borne Borne 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    I love the show "Vikings" on history channel,

    just watched the latest episode and dont remember the last time i was in such high suspense and...emotional. Plus, the way they portray religion is amazing.
    braster25 braster25 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I'm Writing A Historical Novel . . .

    . . . it's an erotic novel, but i swear i love the research as much as i love the erotic bits.  takes place in the early 13th century.  after the norman invasion, but there are still little pockets of saxon culture.  there is magic in it, but it's everyday magic...
    Lucinnda Lucinnda 56-60, F 25 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    I believe that ghost stories are linked in with

    history. It's really fascinating to me that a place or property is "haunted". Unsolved mysteries or even solved mysteries can trigger these type of events of the past to manifest in the present. History that is recorded or not recorded will show up in every day life. If you...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 1 Response Feb 7

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    menno1998 menno1998 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Industrial History

    History is important to understand to get a glimpse of the future. Learning for example, how dictators gained power in the past is a window into how to prevent them from gaining that power today. History includes all types of activities including industrial history. By looking...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    History to me is like the novel mankind wrote

    without ink but rather their lives.
    passion4writing passion4writing 22-25, M Jan 4, 2014

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    I Read Encyclopedias Like They're Novels.

    History has always been my first love, the topic of my daydreams, the focus of my life. I'm fascinated by the world and what made it how it is today. I read encyclopedias, atlases, National Geographics and history textbooks. This has filled my head with so many little tidbits...
    cinnamonlips cinnamonlips 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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    I have always been fascinated by history.

    When I was little I loved Cleopatra and John F. Kennedy to name a couple. I always imagined myself living in a different era. English history has been my love since I was in high school or before. I especially love the Tudors. Anne Boleyn is my all time favorite historical...
    caitlin7781 caitlin7781 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2014

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    So much, that I believe we can change it.

    It's never to late. How? With our children. That's how...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M Nov 13, 2014

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    To be honest, any subject with a teacher of my

    preference is a subject I like ;)!
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Abraham Lincoln Lost The Black Vote

    I got this title from a lecture by a historian at a bicentennial of Lincoln's birth . It's one of the great ironies of history that Abraham Lincoln's, the Great Emancipator, stock has fallen so sharply in the black community. David Blight, civil war historian and Harvard...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 7 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    I love reading/learning about everything

    History. Right now i'm reading up on Greek empires and Greek Mythology.. Probably my favorite sub-subject yet.
    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    If you don't learn from the past,

    you are doomed to make the same mistakes.
    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic 18-21, M Dec 11, 2014

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    We Are A Product Of Our History

    What we are now or ever will be id due to where we have come from. It's our personal history. I think every person should know the history of the country in which they live. I don't think exact dates are that important just a general knowledge of what happened first etc. I...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    The Easter Rebellion 1916 http://youtu.

    be/Hm_MO4dpyyI The executions of the leaders "As the last bullet exploded in Connolly's brain, the last chains of Irish bondage broke" Peter De Rossa "On Easter Monday of 1916, a thousand Irish men and women, armed with pikes and rifles, took over the center of Dublin and...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Apr 3

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    I love history. I have always had a very

    curious mind, and I feel that an understanding of history is essential to understanding the world we see around us now. I am lucky enough to live in an area with a lot of history, and a lot of historical buildings and ruins of many eras still with us, which captured my interest...
    SonOfSartre SonOfSartre 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    Effie42092 Effie42092 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Anyone into early US history

    or US Labor history? Message me I live those topics and could talk about them all day.
    Benny412 Benny412 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I've recently added a page named "Untold

    History" to my blog "LegStyle", I'd love some options, comment, feedback, etc.. if anyone has time and would like to give it a read. legstyle.blogspot.com
    LegStyles LegStyles 26-30, M Jan 11

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    The Battle of Newtownbutler took place near

    Enniskillen in County Fermanagh, Ireland, in 1689 and was part of the Williamite War in Ireland between the forces of William and Mary and those of King James II.
    Orangeman2 Orangeman2 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 28

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    Does anyone here know anything about Winston

    Churchill (1920-45) ??? I need help
    Unknownimus Unknownimus 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    Irish Proclamation Easter Rising 1916 99 years

    ago on Easter Monday... Read out by Patrick Pearse from the steps of the General Post Office where the rising started. Final lines.. "...In this supreme hour the Irish nation must, by its valour and discipline, and by the readiness of its children to sacrifice themselves for...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Apr 6

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    A Trip To Nowhere

    A group of 80-year-old survivors currently living in Seattle, Washington became film makers and created an animated documentary (DVD) and an accompanying graphic novel sharing their personal stories of Soviet deportation of Poles during WWII to Siberia.    A Trip to...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    Operation Barbarossa Today it’s

    exactly 70 years ago that the allied forces landed in Normandy and started with Operation Overlord, commonly referred to as D-Day. World leaders and veterans gathered today to remember the event. Operation Overlord was the largest military seaborne invasion in history. D-Day is...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 26-30, M 10 Responses Jun 6, 2014

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    The Ancient Of India

    Collections of interesting facts:*The game of chess was invented in India.*The birth of Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus happened in India.*The earliest school of medicine known to mankind was Ayurveda and it originated in India. It was consolidated 2500 years ago by Charaka...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    I think good historical research is sometimes

    undermined by the modern media. So many so-called history programmes like to attract audiences with sensational theories and alleged discoveries. When it's subsequently shown that it's mostly nonsense, they don't have to give back the money they made, so they can't lose. In fact...
    Iggylad Iggylad 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    In Memory of the Easter 1916 Rebellion - 99

    years agoWhen Ireland delared itself a republic.Bravery and courage when David took on Goliath.Easter 1916 (extract WB Yeats)"...Was it needless death after all?For England may keep faithFor all that is done and said.We know their dream; enoughTo know they dreamed and are dead...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Apr 3

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    History is my favorite subject in all of school

    if i want to get just as interested in other subjects i want to hear the history of it first the job i would like to get is either an archaeologist or a history teacher
    steeleo steeleo 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    Why History?

    I was once asked why I loved history so much; after all, what practical purpose did it serve?  A question of this nature, it seems to me, is largely self-referential, already containing, in an age-old rhetorical fashion, its own answer. What practical use is history?  ...
    Constance1 Constance1 22-25, F 27 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    I love history.. People should learned about

    everything happen before and never to forget it.
    arkhamel arkhamel 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Facinating theory of how the Pyrimids of Giza

    were built, not involving aliens.
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 26

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