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I Study History

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    Not a Major

    I'm not a history major but I love to read history books and study history on my own. I haven't picked a special area that I like but one day maybe I'll find something that really catches my interests. It's so amazing though, the things the world has gone through. So many...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F Jun 30, 2008

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    But There's No Future In It

    I have a friend who's a professor of History.  I asked him what it was like as a career.  He said there was no future in it.
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 9 Responses Jul 11, 2007

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    I Love History

    I am studying history, in combination with political science, in hopes that i will get into a master's program. My favorite fields of history are Canadian history, economic history, as well as the history of thought. I feel that  studying though is vital, because its...
    hellas93 hellas93 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2007

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    Otto III

    Well, I think that here, and also "I love History" I might be most successful to pose a question to any history buffs out there. I'm doing a paper on Otto III and having trouble arriving at a central theme. I've considered his seeming trait of hero-worship, at least...
    Tricz Tricz 21-25, M Nov 26, 2007

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    Did and Do.

    I had a double major in college, History and Theatre. My two great loves, neither particularly marketable, but valuable nonetheless. My favourite areas of history to study are the Russian Revolution, the Salem Witch Trials, ancient societies, and anything involving how...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    For Two Months Now

    I've been studying history for two months now. So ... almost two thirds of my semester are over. I'm scared of the tests at the end, yes, but apart from that I'm sort of loving it. I've get great tutors, great profs, met great people, the issue is interesting, I'm not getting...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2007

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    History Major

    I'm a History major. I love ancient history, especially Greek, Roman, Japanese, and Egyptian. ^_^ It's just so fascinating.. I love world history in general, but ancient holds a special place in my heart.
    kittenoftheblade kittenoftheblade 18-21, F Oct 3, 2008

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    Related Experiences

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

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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...
    musicallife998 musicallife998 13-15, F Apr 3

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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...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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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 am a South African, history has taught me so much about my country and the world. I want to get more knowledge especially about my country and then the world. History is vital...
    Wayini1 Wayini1 31-35 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    And I can't do much of the activities I enjoy because I have to wait till my exams are over in June. Let's see now, there's jamming on my bass. I think I have been holding back...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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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 2 Responses Mar 30

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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 2 Responses Apr 14

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    It's true that studying can be a very painful process or it can glide smoothly. It all depends on your interest, motivation and the approach you take at studying. Despite its...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F Mar 24

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    well, I find it very very hard to study, like I mean really study.... its a few days before my big exams, and nothing is working, what are some things you all tell yourselves for...
    glamgirl8 glamgirl8 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    American history is what interest me so many things have happened over the years .. I don't really care for world history .. I live in California why would I wanna know how china...
    alizex7x alizex7x 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    its been 4 years since i stopped studying, I can see my batchmates graduating and i envy them, how i wish I could study again. I know It'll be harder for me to do it coz' i have a...
    dane10092013 dane10092013 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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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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    It's the best. Wish I interested history back in school like I am today. AND Vikings, come on, the best.
    lowermrdeeds lowermrdeeds 46-50, M Mar 25

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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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    March 25, 1911 In one of the darkest moments of America's industrial history, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory in New York City burns down, killing 145 workers, on this day...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 25

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    I need the people who teach me how to be a success in study English ???
    Chinkimtong Chinkimtong 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    March 28, 1979 At 4 a.m. on March 28, 1979, the worst accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry begins when a pressure valve in the Unit-2 reactor at Three Mile...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 28

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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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    I am currently studying for my GED, and it is hard, but I am trying the best way I know how. I am not giving up!
    Sugarfoot27 Sugarfoot27 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I want to study abroad in Italy. I am 1/4 Italian and I am proud of that. I love Italy!!
    staystrong72700 staystrong72700 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Yesss!! But the most surprising thing I found out was, while I was at school, I mentioned the show "Ancient Aliens" and one of my classmates looked at me and said "You watch that...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M Apr 8

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    I need to study for 2 tests tomorrow but I feel burnt out/sad so I'm not >.<
    thewindowshopper thewindowshopper 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I neeed to study but i'm so tired! It's almost 10 pm over here, the test is tomorrow, and I can't keep my eyes open.
    isabel6 isabel6 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I love reading about history, but there is one certain topic that I can't get my head around... The Romans. At the moment, I'm reading as much as I possibly can, in the hope that...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Apr 12

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    Lol, who dosent hate studying
    pappa94 pappa94 18-21, M Apr 15

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    I'm slowly but surely edging my way towards insanity. I had an exam today that was cumulative. Terrible. Why do profs do this? It's like they want me to loose my mind. I studied...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F Apr 15

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    I love history about are town,, love see picture and the people in then,, I know their all gone now,,, wonder how was it back then,,, no car or t v or computer no electric ,,,I...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F a week ago

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    It must be because I like stories. I don't know how many times have I been fooled by historians, with their mixed up writings, obvious favouritism and hatred towards other...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My own family history to be precise, fascinating.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I haven't been pretty active because I'm studying abroad.
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    If I don't read or study for a day then I feel extremely guilty and not worth living in this world.
    AloraAraceli AloraAraceli 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Studying hard but dumb will be the death of me if I don't get on the right track!
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I'm studying drug addiction and learning, how they go together is the Compensatory-Response Model. A CS, that has been repeatedly associated with the primary response (a-process...
    Shirousa Shirousa 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't "want" to be , I AM going to be a history proffesor :)
    brokenglass299 brokenglass299 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    knock knock whos there? oxygen sodium sodium who? o na na whats my name. meh.whatever :3
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Everyone should take a religion course. It will give you a better understanding of the world and make you appreciate the different qualities of each belief. Overall, it increases...
    BioFem17 BioFem17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I can't seem to get to school anymore due to my own psychological illness. I love school, I love psychology, I hope I can make it through this semester.
    octopieyes octopieyes 18-21, F Mar 25

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    This might sound cliche but how many times can you fall in love with someone?
    NimN NimN 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm serious! I'm not shy, at all. Never have been...sure, I've got an innocent face when you meet me, but that means absolutely nothing. .it's always the innocent looking ones! I...
    karmadarling77 karmadarling77 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    bullshit alert :3
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Anyone wanna help me learn more wicca
    cutesteph18 cutesteph18 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I poor at listening skill .. When I was exam the speaking is really fast and pronunciation difficult to understanding ...and always poor at exam ... How many way to practice...
    Chinkimtong Chinkimtong 18-21, M Mar 26

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    March 26 In a ceremony at the White House, Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin sign a historic peace agreement, ending three decades of...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 26

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