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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 14:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Right when you were at High School, what did you do for "History Lessons"? Sorry I was just wondering, because looking back I was taught the History of Britain and the Politics, so what do they teach you for History, Stupid Question I know but I was just wondering.

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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 14:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I didn't pay attention. ;)


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 14:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LOL, Dan work with me here ;)

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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 15:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, that paying attention thing is hard in history. Something about George Washington and William Jennings Bryan.


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 15:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I just didn't pay attention because they kept spewing the same crap I had already learned YEARS before.


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 15:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Same thing with English class, the grammar aspect. And most of many other classes too.


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 15:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I know Americans aren't taught about Canadians, which isn't fair to me and a lot of other fellow Canadians. We have to learn about the Americans, but they won't learn about us.

Hmm, I see a discrepancy here...

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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 15:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't see reason enough to learn what we do learn, let alone any reason to learn about Canada. Honestly...


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 15:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

We learned Ohio History (I am in Ohio), American History, World History (including Canada). I also took classes in Western Civilization and American Govt.


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 16:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Janet wrote:

We learned Ohio History (I am in Ohio), American History, World History (including Canada). I also took classes in Western Civilization and American Govt.


Thank you for the answere darling :)
I was just wondering.

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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 16:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I learned the ultra-left-wing history of the US in US History class, before that was "Modern European History" which was basically left-wing western Europe history (Britain, France, Germany, Netherlands), and about Canada, South America, Africa, in French Class.


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 16:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Finally, this year I'm doing something OTHER than history. My class is learning about ancient civilizations (prehistoric times up till the middle ages).


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 16:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Good luck with that

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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 17:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

my schooling also included american history-world history and western civilazation--




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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 17:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My high school history consisted of:
World History CP
US History I Honors
US History II AP

I'm not taking Western Civilization this year because, well, I don't have to.


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 18:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Janet...i live near ohio!!!

maybe i could really wave and you'd see me???

see if you can see this ok

*WAVES*


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 18:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'd have given my right arm to learn British and American history at school. Unfortunately here they see no reason to teach us these things, because of course they have no relevance to us so we got stuck with the 150 years or so if New Zealand history that exists.
Actually that's not entirely fair, they did try and teach us about Palestine and Ireland for, like, two weeks each.


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 18:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lisser!!!

I see youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!


*WAVES BACK*


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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 18:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I had to take World History my sophomore year and US History my Junior year. They were both boring and I never paid attention. I actually fell asleep a lot in that class and they have pictures in the year book to prove it.

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Posted: 30 Aug 04, 19:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here's a brief history according to what I remember in HS:

So, like, King George is being an ass and stuff. So we're all like, "Forget you, we're forming our own country". Then King George is all like, "WTF?? You can't do that!" And we're all like, "Yeah we can. One if by land. Two if by sea". Yadda Yadda Yadda...Constitution gets written, Washington and Jefferson have children with their slaves (*gasp* SCANDAL!) Yadda Yadda Yadda...more war and we get pissed with each other so we fight each other. Yadda, Yadda, Yadda...we drink ourselves silly in the 20's, cry during the 30's...more war...FDR, A-Bomb. Yadda, Yadda, Yadda...Stones, Beatles, Beach Boys, et al. do their thing...blah blah blah...

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bad hair-dos, bad disco music, cheesy 80's music videos...I'm born.

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