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Inside Egypt's 3,000-year-old 'lost golden city'

Inside Egypt's 3,000-year-old 'lost golden city'


Via: perrie-halpern  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  last year

Why The 1950's Were Not So Great   -  Why The South Must Prevail by William F Buckley

Why The 1950's Were Not So Great - Why The South Must Prevail by William F Buckley


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  209 Comments  •  last year

In August of 1957 William F Buckley of the conservative magazine The National Review wrote an article advocating for racial discrimination in voting rights.  Why The South Must Prevail by...
The Four-Legged Marine Who Became a Korean War Hero - HISTORY

The Four-Legged Marine Who Became a Korean War Hero - HISTORY


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  last year

I live in Ocala, Florida the horse capital of the world. In Marion County, there are over 700 horse farms. Ocala International Airport has no commercial flights, it is dedicated to private planes...
A HISTORY LESSON IN PHOTOS 

A HISTORY LESSON IN PHOTOS 


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  62 Comments  •  last year

A HISTORY LESSON IN PHOTOS   BUZZ NOTE:  There were emailed to me by my brother.  . A photo can be worth a thousand words, but historical...
What Personality Type Are You? The MBTI  ("Myers Briggs Typology Indicator") - PART I of V

What Personality Type Are You? The MBTI ("Myers Briggs Typology Indicator") - PART I of V


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  300 Comments  •  2 years ago

There are various differing theories of personality-- and personality types. One that I find both interesting and useful is...
Donald Trump voters are also my voters, says former KKK leader David Duke

Donald Trump voters are also my voters, says former KKK leader David Duke


Via: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  9 Comments  •  2 years ago

Do You Ever Read Or Watch Shakespeare's plays ?

Do You Ever Read Or Watch Shakespeare's plays ?


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  9 Comments  •  2 years ago

Although it's probably not true, it seems to me that the internet era has diminished the effect of people like Shakespeare, and other historical figures of literature, art, and music.  Today...
Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, and Gen Z Explained

Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, and Gen Z Explained


Via: tig  •  History & Sociology  •  48 Comments  •  2 years ago

Given this is an election year, it seems appropriate to consider the mix of the electorate in terms of generational characteristics.   Currently the largest voting bloc generation is  the Gen Y's...
Hiroshima at 75: bitter row persists over US decision to drop the bomb

Hiroshima at 75: bitter row persists over US decision to drop the bomb


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  17 Comments  •  2 years ago

Seventy-five years after it   dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima , the Enola Gay stands, restored and gleaming, as a museum exhibit close to Washington’s Dulles airport. It was not always so...
The World of Insanity 2020

The World of Insanity 2020


By: msaubrey-aka-ahyoka  •  History & Sociology  •  125 Comments  •  2 years ago

The world is completely insane right now. Politics and the alleged agendas. The protests, BLM movement, riots, looting, hate.... The stupid ass arguments between people over it all is just nuts....
The Surprisingly Cool History of Ice | Mental Floss

The Surprisingly Cool History of Ice | Mental Floss


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  23 Comments  •  2 years ago

Francis Scott Key and the Third Stanza - Believe It Or Don't

Francis Scott Key and the Third Stanza - Believe It Or Don't


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  2 Comments  •  2 years ago

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-xLYiytV8xW4/WGp_Q2Z5rMI/AAAAAAAAmrQ/hCgFuJ4MCiMZDfYhb65zzh8HhEdLBFxuQCLcB/s1600/banner.jpg - - - Third stanza of the star spangled banner And where is that...
These Things Were Considered Normal 100 Years Ago –

These Things Were Considered Normal 100 Years Ago –


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  8 Comments  •  2 years ago

www.history-a2z.com   /these-things-were-considered-normal-100-years-ago/ These Things Were Considered Normal 100 Years Ago – History A2Z . For humans beings, evolution is the...
The Omega Man: A Prophetic Cautionary Tale

The Omega Man: A Prophetic Cautionary Tale


By: perrie-halpern  •  History & Sociology  •  86 Comments  •  2 years ago

This is a Great True Story

This is a Great True Story


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  13 Comments  •  2 years ago

BUZZ NOTE:  This should be baseball season time, so here is a story about a baseball player who would never have qualified as a player for the Cooperstown Hall of Fame, but something of his adorns...
History Proves It: The Christianity of America’s Founders Was Deliberate, Pervasive, Crucial

History Proves It: The Christianity of America’s Founders Was Deliberate, Pervasive, Crucial


Via: donald-j-trump-fan-1  •  History & Sociology  •  117 Comments  •  2 years ago

America unlike France was founded upon Christian principles.  Most of the founders were Christian.  They declared that our freedom to to pursue happiness and that our right to life and liberty...
Amazons were long considered a myth. These discoveries show warrior women were real.

Amazons were long considered a myth. These discoveries show warrior women were real.


Via: 1stwarrior  •  History & Sociology  •  16 Comments  •  2 years ago

These were the fierce warrior women of Ancient Greek lore who supposedly sparred with Hercules, lived in lesbian matriarchies and hacked off their breasts so they could fire their arrows better....
Commemoration to be held in US Bay Area to honor WWII Flying Tigers

Commemoration to be held in US Bay Area to honor WWII Flying Tigers


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  5 Comments  •  3 years ago

Fact: The Horrific Iran-Iraq War Cost $350 Billion (And 1 Million Dead)

Fact: The Horrific Iran-Iraq War Cost $350 Billion (And 1 Million Dead)


Via: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  5 Comments  •  3 years ago

The Iraqi war against Iran was one of two wars started by Saddam Hussein:
Rumble: the story of the Native Americans who shaped rock music - Native American Heritage Month

Rumble: the story of the Native Americans who shaped rock music - Native American Heritage Month


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  12 Comments  •  3 years ago

In an eye-opening new documentary, hidden Native American figures are finally given credit for influencing a vast amount of popular music Katie Bain   @bainofyrexstnce Mon...
Congressional Medal of Honor hero Ernest 'Ernie' CHILDERS [1918 - 2005].

Congressional Medal of Honor hero Ernest 'Ernie' CHILDERS [1918 - 2005].


Via: 1stwarrior  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  3 years ago

Ernest Childers (1918-2005) (Creek) joined the National Guard of Oklahoma in 1937 on graduation from Chilocco Indian School, and was called up for active duty in the U.S. Army by President...
MARIA TALLCHIEF ''Americans first Prima Ballerina'' Native American Heritage Month

MARIA TALLCHIEF ''Americans first Prima Ballerina'' Native American Heritage Month


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  12 Comments  •  3 years ago

This is a very long article about Maria Tallchief and the ''Five Moons''...American's first Prima Ballerina and the five native women that conquered the world ballet field.  BETH MARIA...
Cmdr Ernest Edwin Evans, MoH Recipient, And The Battle Off Samar - Native American Heritage Month

Cmdr Ernest Edwin Evans, MoH Recipient, And The Battle Off Samar - Native American Heritage Month


By: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  18 Comments  •  3 years ago

This article was written by a friend of mine, Honmana (Bear Girl in the Hopi language).  This is considered the Navy finest hour. The quote says it all... Lieutenant Commander Robert W....
Native American Heritage Month - Will Rogers: Actor, Comedian, Political Pundit, Truth Teller - And Proud Cherokee

Native American Heritage Month - Will Rogers: Actor, Comedian, Political Pundit, Truth Teller - And Proud Cherokee


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  19 Comments  •  3 years ago

Will Rogers: Actor, Comedian, Political Pundit, Truth Teller—And Proud Cherokee. In our time, we can remember where we were when a few transformative events occurred—the assassination of...
Native American Heritage Month to Honor a true American Hero - M/Sgt Roy Benavidez MoH recipent

Native American Heritage Month to Honor a true American Hero - M/Sgt Roy Benavidez MoH recipent


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  27 Comments  •  3 years ago

Roy Benavidez Raul (Roy) Perez Benavidez Born August 5, 1935 Died November 29, 1998   (aged 63) Place of birth Cuero, Texas Place of death Brooke Army Medical Center ,...
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