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Vagabond
10-13-2011, 06:16 PM
The American Revolution, particularly in the south, is my biggie.

That was in the sixteenth century (http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2011/10/rick-perry-recalls-american-revolution-happening-16th-century/43562/), right? ;)

Karina1974
10-13-2011, 07:43 PM
Full disclosure: I am a history geek and nerd and freak and damn proud of it :encore:

ITA. So am I, to the extent where I sometimes feel like I was born at the wrong time. My focus is more on the social/cultural history of certain time periods; basically, the late 1800s up through when I could remember things for myself.

If they ever do come with a way to time-travel, I would be the first in line!

Holley Calmes
10-13-2011, 10:11 PM
That was in the sixteenth century (http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2011/10/rick-perry-recalls-american-revolution-happening-16th-century/43562/), right? ;)

Oh my God, how pathetic. How could ANYBODY think that????? Didn't he ever watch the Swamp Fox on Walt Disney????

Seriously, some fun stories came out of the Carolinas during 1779-81. But that's just my own weird little corner of history.

kia_4EverOnIce
10-14-2011, 02:56 PM
Full disclosure: I am a history geek and nerd and freak and damn proud of it :encore:

me too...I'm in classics and late antiquity's history&archaeology, and I spent some teenagers days realising a big timeline (starting from 3000BC, I gave up around XIcentury AD!) :D