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11 significant history facts interpreted differently by other countries

It is hard to believe the way they treat the same historical events in different countries.

It may seem that history is a sequence of accomplished facts and we have no reasons for any dubious interpretation. But in reality it turns out to be otherwise.


Here is a collection of several examples, proving that history is one of the most inexact sciences.


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102 Comments
Alice Milne
What a a load of absolute trash! This is so unbelievably juvenile and tunnel-visioned that it simply takes my breath away. Don't believe this piffle. Read serious books on the subject from different countries and engage with people from there to get a better picture. And above all, be aware of how skewed your own country's view is.
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Feb 9, 2018 2:24PM
Virginia Saltiel-Adams
War of 1812, very significant in Canada, when Americans tried to take Canada, and failed. Little attention paid to it in the States, but if they had won there would be no Canada. Can you imagine Trump as our leader!! 🇨🇦
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Feb 9, 2018 4:43PM
Bob Rodger
Virginia Saltiel-Adams, yes I can see Trump as a leader of Canada or any other country. Someone please come and pick him up.
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Feb 11, 2018 7:17PM
Gary Gould
As thee famous historian, Bernard Lewis once wrote. History does not change only the way we view it.
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Aug 14, 2018 8:47AM
lmoores
In Australia we were not taught about The Revolutionary War, the American Civil War or the Spanish American War.
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Nov 29, 2022 4:03AM
steve
My favorite quotation of all time is by the historian/philosopher George Santayana: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." This is one of the reasons that we DO NOT learn. History is being taught on the basis of OPINION, rather than FACTS.
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Jun 9, 2022 6:59PM
garrett scott
All reasonably thoughtful students world wide realize their education is biased by their mid teen years.
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Apr 20, 2022 6:18PM
Agnes Forder
Going to primary school in both Scotland and England I was taught two versions of the same historical facts - the wars were another matter.
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Dec 29, 2021 9:32PM
bina sarmah
Richard Adams, Now in USA , ppl are trying to erase the history because they don't like it and rewrite the way they want to hear.
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Oct 24, 2021 9:44PM
bina sarmah
It depends who write history. Who they favor.
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Oct 24, 2021 9:40PM
Nicholas Miernicki
Bob Hebblethwaite, This is correct.
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Aug 28, 2021 5:47PM
davidmidgley
Virginia Saltiel-Adams, I can! You would be better off too!
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Nov 30, 2020 6:57PM
micvall
I'd rather Trump than Trudeau. Look at the taxes we are paying now on the name of carbon enjoy !!!
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Feb 6, 2020 8:58PM
Sean Philips
Richard Adams, somehow I doubt that you’ve ever read many books....
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Feb 1, 2020 10:19PM
Sean Philips
Richard Adams, Justin Trudeau is Catholic 🙄 Try listening to or reading something other than Faux News!
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Feb 1, 2020 10:17PM
Linalinda Eichin
Good to know
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Jun 20, 2019 4:42PM
Alana King
In my opinion, all history is relative. If there is ever a matter that reminds one to not always believe what one is told and to come to one's conclusion, for me, it is historical events. Everyone wants to be seen as the hero, and while there are two sides to every story, there is often bias to the victor. It is up to the learner, to learn both sides, especially if we don't want certain parts of history to repeat themselves.
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Mar 23, 2019 9:44PM
calkins valerie
Pat Larsen Gunn, and yet not very much truth to it at all.
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Feb 17, 2019 10:13AM
calkins valerie
Richard Adams, YES YES AND YES!
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Feb 17, 2019 10:11AM

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