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    I can literally tell you anything you ask about

    the past. I'm like a sponge, I can remember so much about history.
    ExMxMxA ExMxMxA 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    Been doing a lot of research about the JFK

    assassination and the conspiracies that surround November 22, 1963. Interviews by the secret service agents who were in Dallas that day. The relationship between secret service agent Clint Hill (agent who lept towards the presidential vehicle during the motorcade) and Mrs...
    thereallittlemermaid thereallittlemermaid 22-25, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    hickman227 hickman227 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2014

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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 nearly 94,000 settled around Gettysburg to make a stand. A confederate victory at Gettysburg could tilt the fragile balance of the war towards the...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M Nov 19, 2013

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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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    I am extremely into history i honestly don't

    know why but everything interests me from The American Revolution to The Cold War. Any article that i find on the internet about any known part of history i can't take my mind off of it. Idk what it is with me but i find it very interesting.
    EvaSolex EvaSolex 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 18, 2014

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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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    Eleni1179 Eleni1179 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 22, 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 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    Especially the classical era,

    so many great stories to be told. The greco-persian wars are easily my favorite.
    osu7628 osu7628 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 15, 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 am always surrounded with people

    who dislike history. Like a lot. Believing it to be boring and having no value in their lives. Well that is far from true. I love history with a passion! Ever since I was a little girl. It has opened my eyes to the world in a whole new way. History teaches us about society...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    I just found out something

    that will change American history , in July 2015 the CIA have said they are releasing the documents on who really killed JFK
    hickman227 hickman227 13-15, M Nov 6, 2014

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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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    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 new characters and plots and twists.Yet there is a continuity of theme throughout the human element.    Goals, achievements, failings...
    Cliffside Cliffside 51-55, M 3 Responses May 6, 2011

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    menno1998 menno1998 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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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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    I enjoy every minute in class,

    its so interesting
    HopeIdk HopeIdk 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23, 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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    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
    XxFuckYouxX XxFuckYouxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 11, 2014

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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'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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    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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    Effie42092 Effie42092 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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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 6 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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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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    When I retire, I intend to be a history teacher.

    I think I had some really good teachers when I was in school. When you consider that I was just a poor kid without much to help me along in life, I think the teachers were a big benefit. History is a great subject because there is so much detail that can be brought into any...
    karlmartink karlmartink 36-40, M Sep 26, 2014

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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 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    It can be rather fun to play "what if" with

    history, since it almost impossible to be proved wrong. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, here is my "what if." What if the British cabinet had decided not to send the BEF to France in August/September, 1914? It seems likely to me that the German...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    As much as I hate hitler this speech does have

    a good point , "A man with no sense of history is like a man with no eyes or ears " Adolt Hitler
    hickman227 hickman227 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 6, 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 16-18, F 4 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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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 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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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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    Can anyone tell me when they think this house

    was built?? It's made of all wood and has like bricks under the house, and I really want to have like a guess at when the house was made
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 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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    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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    Its great what kind of wierd stuff

    that happend in this world
    Jayroame Jayroame 22-25, M Jan 9

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    Think about it. You're the product of thousands,

    if not hundreds of thousands or MILLIONS of people. Don't ever feel like you don't belong in this world.
    Rainex Rainex 18-21, F Sep 27, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    What I love about history is

    that there is so much to it. It is years and years full of interesting people, facts, ideas and beliefs. Some were amazing, some not so much. The only thing we can do is to learn from our past and shape the future.
    beautyangel beautyangel 18-21, F 3 Responses May 23, 2014

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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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    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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    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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