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History : Facts, Explanations, and Context

History : Facts, Explanations, and Context

This board is meant to spotlight things from history that still help inform life today and provide context, understanding, and a broader picture of the world around us. It's for facts, explanations... (more)
Will WisterWill Wister, deliverer of Quora tips; fund manager... (more)
Judith MeyerJudith Meyer, well-traveled native German, author o... (more)
285 upvotes by Facundo Taranto, Audun Bie, Quora User, (more)
Germans eat very well :-) I'm guessing you find it unremarkable because American cuisin... (more)
Will WisterWill Wister, deliverer of Quora tips; fund manager... (more)
1 upvote by Ben Mowat.
Thomas WierThomas Wier, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at... (more)
85 upvotes by Robert Frost, Quora User, Joseph Boyle, (more)
The famous vineyards at the Georgian monastery of Alaverdi, in the region of Kakheti wh... (more)
Will WisterWill Wister, deliverer of Quora tips; fund manager... (more)
Will WisterWill Wister, deliverer of Quora tips; fund manager... (more)
1 upvote by Ben Mowat.
Marc BodnickMarc Bodnick, Fmr Stanford PhD student, Political S... (more)
51 upvotes by Quora User, Chris Resro, Steven Adams, (more)
The best source I could find online argues that the 22nd amendment was passed by Republ... (more)
Will WisterWill Wister, deliverer of Quora tips; fund manager... (more)
1 upvote by Ben Mowat.
Scott LoweScott Lowe, M.A. in Strategy and Security
426 upvotes by Quora User, JJ Sutherland, Joseph Boyle, (more)
Because it did fail. It utterly and completely failed to prevent a genocide of an ethni... (more)
Will WisterWill Wister, deliverer of Quora tips; fund manager... (more)
2 upvotes by Ben Mowat and Judith Meyer.
Quora UserQuora User, Recruiter, Traveler, Runner, CrossFit... (more)
1.1k upvotes by Quora User, Anthony Tauro, Mithil Kamble, (more)

Francis Under. . . errrrr, I mean, Lyndon B. Johnson.


There are other honorable mention... (more)