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Human History Gets a Rewrite

Human History Gets a Rewrite


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  10 Comments  •  2 years ago

Shackleton's Famous Antarctic Shipwreck Finally Discovered in The World's 'Worst Sea'

Shackleton's Famous Antarctic Shipwreck Finally Discovered in The World's 'Worst Sea'


Via: vic-eldred  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  2 years ago

How Paper Money Saved the Union - WSJ

How Paper Money Saved the Union - WSJ


Via: vic-eldred  •  History & Sociology  •  2 Comments  •  2 years ago

Are you smarter Than a jeopardy college contestant Part 2

Are you smarter Than a jeopardy college contestant Part 2


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  2 years ago

Here is a final jeopardy question that all three of the college championship contestants got wrong. ================ The first Decoration Day in 1868 , to later become known as Memorial Day,  took...
MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You?  NT users'  results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)

MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You? NT users' results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  63 Comments  •  2 years ago

[Scroll down to see what type various people on NT are....] If you missed it, Part I is HERE. Part III :  MBTI Myers-Briggs Personality Test - Part III: The "Secret" of each...
The Cost of Engaging With the Miserable

The Cost of Engaging With the Miserable


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  2 years ago

The Inventors of America’s Most Dangerous Idea - Freedom was once a rallying cry for justice, but the country’s Realtors had a better use for it.

The Inventors of America’s Most Dangerous Idea - Freedom was once a rallying cry for justice, but the country’s Realtors had a better use for it.


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  4 Comments  •  3 years ago

History Lesson : In 1940 There Were Two Negro Officers In The Army And None In The Navy

History Lesson : In 1940 There Were Two Negro Officers In The Army And None In The Navy


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  17 Comments  •  3 years ago

A survey of America and race just prior to WW2. 
This tribe helped the Pilgrims survive for their first Thanksgiving. They still regret it 400 years later.

This tribe helped the Pilgrims survive for their first Thanksgiving. They still regret it 400 years later.


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  80 Comments  •  3 years ago

Early Civilizations Had It All Figured Out A contrarian account of our prehistory argues that cities once flourished without rulers and rules—and still could.

Early Civilizations Had It All Figured Out A contrarian account of our prehistory argues that cities once flourished without rulers and rules—and still could.


Via: thomas  •  History & Sociology  •  15 Comments  •  3 years ago

This will be on my reading list.
The Great Resignation Is Accelerating

The Great Resignation Is Accelerating


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  3 years ago

Did lead poisoning cause downfall of Roman Empire? The jury is still out.

Did lead poisoning cause downfall of Roman Empire? The jury is still out.


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  21 Comments  •  3 years ago

This Little-Known Peruvian Civilization Built Pyramids as Old as Ancient Egypt's - HISTORY

This Little-Known Peruvian Civilization Built Pyramids as Old as Ancient Egypt's - HISTORY


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  47 Comments  •  3 years ago

Louisiana's Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were 'Incredible Engineers' |Smart News    | Smithsonian Magazine

Louisiana's Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were 'Incredible Engineers' |Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  15 Comments  •  3 years ago

History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade

History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  3 Comments  •  3 years ago

Canada's Governor-General Mary Simon's Father - A Reason Why She Is Exceptional

Canada's Governor-General Mary Simon's Father - A Reason Why She Is Exceptional


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

This was an email sent to me by my brother - A long read, but worth it.  Governor General Mary Simon's Father: Bob May; legend of the Eastern Arctic as Hudson Bay post manager --born  in...
This Day In History

This Day In History


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  14 Comments  •  3 years ago

Silent Sam and other Civil War monuments rose on race

Silent Sam and other Civil War monuments rose on race


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  2 Comments  •  3 years ago

Statue of Canada residential schools architect toppled in Toronto

Statue of Canada residential schools architect toppled in Toronto


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  8 Comments  •  3 years ago

Good!
1619 - The Year That Changed America

1619 - The Year That Changed America


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  50 Comments  •  3 years ago

I am not going to suggest that this is a momentous article in terms of Newstalkers discussions, but I am posting it as a counterpoint to the constant drumbeat we get from two members in...
Which US presidents actually tried to benefit Native Americans? Here’s what history says.

Which US presidents actually tried to benefit Native Americans? Here’s what history says.


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  9 Comments  •  3 years ago

Three presidents get some praise: John Quincy Adams, Calvin Coolidge and Richard Nixon
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  •  3 years ago

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  •  3 years ago

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  •  3 years ago

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  •  3 years ago

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 photos...
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