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2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?
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2/5/2016 4:35:33 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

If the Nazis didn't do stupid racist things they would've been great

But to your question I think the USA defeating the USSR in the cold war had a bigger impact than the Nazis
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2/5/2016 5:24:33 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The U.S. barely did anything against the Nazis. When Hitler invaded Russia and lost so many men, as well as much of his armored units being destroyed in the futile invasion of Egypt, that's when the war turned around. The United States just helped with taking France back during D-Day, but the Red Army was the one who truly destroyed the Germans.

I would say that the most impactful historical event was the Enlightenment, and I think the reason for it is quite self-explanatory.
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2/5/2016 5:39:48 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world?

The creation of the Catholic Church.
It lead to the spread of Christianity, one of the most widespread and impactful religions in the last 2000ish years.
It lead to the creation of Islam (which, no one can doubt, has lead to some major issues as of late). It lead to the crusades. It lead to differing ideas. In fact, as your major event included Nazis, it actually helped lead to that (Hitler said on many occasions that he was doing what he did for God).
I doubt our world would even look close to what it does if not for this event.

I might not be a Christian, but even I can see it has been a very impactful religion.

I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?
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2/5/2016 5:47:57 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 5:39:48 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world?

The creation of the Catholic Church.
It lead to the spread of Christianity, one of the most widespread and impactful religions in the last 2000ish years.
It lead to the creation of Islam (which, no one can doubt, has lead to some major issues as of late). It lead to the crusades. It lead to differing ideas. In fact, as your major event included Nazis, it actually helped lead to that (Hitler said on many occasions that he was doing what he did for God).
I doubt our world would even look close to what it does if not for this event.

I might not be a Christian, but even I can see it has been a very impactful religion.

I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

Ah yes
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2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.
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2/5/2016 5:55:08 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

That's literally what I said a couple posts back. +1
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2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.
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2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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2/6/2016 1:15:38 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.

He.....was.......
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2/6/2016 1:17:33 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 1:15:38 AM, Reformist wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.

He.....was.......

No, he was not.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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2/6/2016 1:18:49 AM
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He killed people for not submitting to him.........
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2/6/2016 1:39:15 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

+1
Suh dude

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2/6/2016 1:40:12 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 1:15:38 AM, Reformist wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.

He.....was.......

It was actually Leif Erikson.
Suh dude

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"Screw laying siege to Korea. That usually takes an hour or so." -Vaarka

"Crap, what is my religion again?" -Vaarka

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2/6/2016 1:51:32 AM
Posted: 10 months ago

I would say that the most impactful historical event was the Enlightenment, and I think the reason for it is quite self-explanatory.

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2/6/2016 1:52:52 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 1:51:32 AM, mc9 wrote:

I would say that the most impactful historical event was the Enlightenment, and I think the reason for it is quite self-explanatory.

https://www.khanacademy.org...

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2/6/2016 2:01:42 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 1:40:12 AM, The-Voice-of-Truth wrote:
At 2/6/2016 1:15:38 AM, Reformist wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.

He.....was.......

It was actually Leif Erikson.

Facts are a bitch aint they?

http://campuspages.cvcc.vccs.edu...
http://americanindiansource.com...
http://www.trinidadandtobagonews.com...
http://thedailybanter.com...

And lots of of facts are lots of bitches XD
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2/6/2016 2:04:40 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 2:01:42 AM, Reformist wrote:
Facts are a bitch aint they?

That they be.

http://campuspages.cvcc.vccs.edu...
http://americanindiansource.com...
http://www.trinidadandtobagonews.com...
http://thedailybanter.com...

And lots of of facts are lots of bitches XD

Lol, yeah. I don't think we should celebrate Columbus Day. Many people are ignorant of his crimes.

But Leif Erikson was still the first to discover the New World.
Suh dude

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"Crap, what is my religion again?" -Vaarka

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2/6/2016 2:07:21 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
Oh wait!

I thought bball said that he didn't do those crimes

Oh lol yeah Leif Erikson found the New World
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2/6/2016 3:23:23 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 1:17:33 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/6/2016 1:15:38 AM, Reformist wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.

He.....was.......

No, he was not.

I'm pretty sure Columbus killed a lot of Natives.
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2/6/2016 3:25:35 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 3:23:23 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 2/6/2016 1:17:33 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/6/2016 1:15:38 AM, Reformist wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.

He.....was.......

No, he was not.

I'm pretty sure Columbus killed a lot of Natives.

http://www.foxnews.com...
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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2/6/2016 3:28:53 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 3:25:35 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/6/2016 3:23:23 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 2/6/2016 1:17:33 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/6/2016 1:15:38 AM, Reformist wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.

He.....was.......

No, he was not.

I'm pretty sure Columbus killed a lot of Natives.

http://www.foxnews.com...

One, this is Fox News.
Two, No citation is on this article. I don't know if he is telling the truth.
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2/6/2016 3:37:04 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 2/6/2016 3:28:53 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 2/6/2016 3:25:35 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/6/2016 3:23:23 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 2/6/2016 1:17:33 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/6/2016 1:15:38 AM, Reformist wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:40:34 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 2/5/2016 7:00:29 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
At 2/5/2016 5:52:38 PM, XLAV wrote:
At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

The Allies defeated the Nazis. Not the fvcking US. Also the Russians did most of the carrying.

God damn US educational system.

Next Lesson: Columbus was the first man to come to America.

I remember how they teach the kids that Columbus was a slave master and that he was a bad person that killed Natives. The idiocy in these people.

He.....was.......

No, he was not.

I'm pretty sure Columbus killed a lot of Natives.

http://www.foxnews.com...

One, this is Fox News.
Two, No citation is on this article. I don't know if he is telling the truth.

Columbus himself killed no natives. He only observed the truth, when he said "they would make great slaves".
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Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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2/6/2016 4:01:54 AM
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The Punic wars no doubt. Western language, culture and religion would likely have been *radically* different had Carthage won.
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2/6/2016 4:28:11 AM
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At 2/6/2016 4:01:54 AM, UtherPenguin wrote:
The Punic wars no doubt. Western language, culture and religion would likely have been *radically* different had Carthage won.

Oh yeah, definitely. Maybe the East could have pushed them out, but if they had beaten Rome, no one else could meet their strength.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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2/6/2016 5:41:22 AM
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At 2/5/2016 2:24:32 PM, BlazingRodent wrote:
So which specific history event or series of events do you think left in impact in the world? I would say the the U.S defeating the Nazis was a huge impact, because if it weren't for them, they could have taken over more countries, and might have eventually become good enough to rival the U.S. What do you think?

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