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    I decided this semester to officially switch from a business major to a history major. I love history more than anything. Learning it comes effortlessly to me. My favorite books...
    mkk414 mkk414 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    It's a ambiguous reality. There is two sides to every story. With history we usually only hear the winning or prevailing sides point of view. That's a human trait that has been...
    17MadMax1976 17MadMax1976 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Chinese History - Chinese history is like Egyptian, Greek and Roman. Old and dates back thousands of years. Like learning about ancient times in China for some reason. My care...
    honey624 honey624 56-60, M 8 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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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...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    Tired Of Stereotypes - I am tired of people that prejudge me what type of history I like when they look at my skin color and hear my accent. I am interested in history of...
    InFiDeL0020 InFiDeL0020 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    I am really into history. We must take American history in my grade. Currently, we just finished the civil rights movement. It made me so sad and so sick to think that that stuff...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Oh No Not The Attic..... - Mary has been in the home now for three years never to return to her home , alone in her own little world oblivious to her surroundings content in...
    salar1 salar1 51-55, M 6 Responses Aug 3, 2010

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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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    Awesome History Class! - In history we have the very attractive, funny, kind, student teacher, Mr. J, and the funny, kind, teacher, Mr. F. Mr. F has a little basketball hoop and...
    Missy3210 Missy3210 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    I love historical photos of the old west.
    GCoppola GCoppola 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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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...
    caitlin7781 caitlin7781 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Need to know your history to know your headed.
    Steph2814 Steph2814 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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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...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 8 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    An Old Interesting Law - I love history because it has link with our or our forefather's life. I have interests in finding out & reading history which many people regard as...
    Crazychrizzy Crazychrizzy 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    What is the best way to make people that don't like history like it? I like history in different dimension-from Albania to Zimbabwe, from daily lives of the past to the important...
    InFiDeL0020 InFiDeL0020 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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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...
    cinnamonlips cinnamonlips 16-18, F 4 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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    It's Just So Funxd - Idk it's just so interesting to me ill spend hours just researching something I find interesting and then go on from their to see how much I can find about...
    Logicc Logicc 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    Love History And Politics! - History's always been my favorite subject in school I love learning about wars and more modern history mostly (like ww1 - present day stuff) I'm also...
    holly233 holly233 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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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...
    Borne Borne 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    A Call For Unity Eight Alabama Clergymen - I read about this online and thought of posting it here as I admire Martin Luther King a lot .  Martin Luther King Jr. wrote one of...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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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...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    Today in history we where in groups to work on something and we had to read the book and we read to ourselves and Mr. F just stood over us for 30 seconds just seriously staring at...
    Missy3210 Missy3210 13-15, F Dec 9, 2013

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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...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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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...
    Constance1 Constance1 22-25, F 27 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    Family History - I believe family history is important too. I love listening to the stories about my grandparents and grand grand parents and how they lived, what they went through...
    TheSeeker88 TheSeeker88 22-25, F 3 Responses May 10, 2012

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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...
    Lucinnda Lucinnda 51-55, F 24 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    History Teaches Me About The Present - I've always loved fascinating stories.   And to me history is a fascinating story unraveling throughout time, throughout the world, with...
    Cliffside Cliffside 51-55, M 3 Responses May 6, 2011

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    Mostly My Own - We have such a wonderful family history. As a child, when the older generation was still with us, they would all tell great stories and take me around the city...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 14, 2007

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    I thoroughly enjoy and have been teaching high school for 18 years now in the area of world and American history. I majored in history in college and have a masters degree.
    olderandpregnantfemale olderandpregnantfemale 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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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...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    I Love History - I love history and I hate to see it abused. I know that history is an on going argument, but some people like to carry that argument on without use of facts...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Sep 17, 2013

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    More Paper Gems From The Attic - The Daily Mirror  June 16th 1919 Alcock and Brown fly the atlantic ....... The Evening News September 9th 1929 The Sunday...
    salar1 salar1 51-55, M 12 Responses Aug 3, 2010

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    I am a real fan of historic books , movies or every another thing which is related to history.
    Lordiran Lordiran 18-21, M Feb 13

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    History is really important to me and also fascinating. Everything adds up when you think about it. Being apart of history is even better!
    leannia2000 leannia2000 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Some Fun American History - For me, when learning about History, sometimes it makes it more interesting to learn about people in history in a little bit of a more interesting way...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 25, 2011

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    Our history is not what we think!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    150th Anniversary Of The Gettysburg Address - In early July, 1863, 71,000 confederate troops attempted to win a major civil war victory in northern territory. The Union army of...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    .My First Historical Passion. - When I was school age I loved certain periods of history. I loved Homers Iliad and Odyssey. Although neither of these are strictly speaking...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 6 Responses Apr 28, 2011

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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...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    Fannie Lou Hamer: Never To Be Forgotten -  Fanny Lou Hamer was youngest of twenty children. Born to a sharecropper's family in Montgomery Mississippi, she started to work in the...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Oct 5, 2013

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    I enjoy reading about history not only my country but others. History is learned in different ways today. You have online, History channels and movies. The best history for me is...
    59annie19 59annie19 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Essential To Understanding - An understanding and appreciation of History is vital if we are to appreciate the world in which we live.We cannot know where to go unless we know...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Jun 2, 2013

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    English and history is by far my favorite subjects. It's so amazing to learn what happened way back then when you weren't even alive. You can view things from a difference...
    brianag96 brianag96 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    For quite a few people, history seems like a very boring subject. I have never understood why it is viewed that way as all history tells the incredible story of humanity and it's...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    Knowing More Than The History Teacher - I read to much on history as a little kid I always found it fascinating I always thought wow I wish I could go back to the 20s , and 50s. I...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2013

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    Napoleonic History - I adore Napoleon, he was a master strategist and I like studying the battles he fought in. Unfortunately acknowledging his two epic disasters which are his...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M 6 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    I am driving down to Cambridge tomorrow ready for my interview on Wednesday morning to study History there next year... eeeek!!
    magicmillie66 magicmillie66 18-21, F Dec 9, 2013

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    1800's - Ive been in love with the 1800s since I was 7, I dont know how I fell in love with the 1800s but I just did, and I also really want to go back to the 1800s to see how it...
    iloveschoultzki iloveschoultzki 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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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...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    I didn't like it much in school, now, 5 years later it really interests me. I love finding out about our world.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Feb 6

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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

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