Understanding quotes helps us understand the times.
We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end.
We shall fight in France,
we shall fight on the seas and oceans . . .
Just a reminder, Round 4 Voting ends tomorrow (Wednesday 4/11). Vote Now. Every matchup is close! A quick rundown of current results. Julius Caesar 52.7% Charlemagne 47.3% Johannes Gutenberg 55.6% Martin Luther 44.4% Albert Einstein 50.3% Hitler 49.7% Louis Pasteur 51.5% Alexander Graham Bell 48.5% US History Abraham Lincoln 67.8% Ben Franklin 32.2% Thomas Edison [...]
World History To the average Italian, Mussolini was great. To the intellectuals, he was a buffoon. How did Mussolini rule Italy? US History Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play baseball in the Major Leagues. Why was that a big deal?
Round II Voting is halfway through – a few thoughts: Moses vs. Hammurabi – Moses as expected is knocking this one out of the park. Kinda tough to see Hammurabi go out so early, but when you meet a powerhouse like Moses, its kinda inevitable. Socrates vs. Homer – Homer is asking lots of questions [...]
Hitler and Himmler, Goebbels, and Goering. What a disgusting crowd, each worse than the other. One was the fascist dictator of Germany. One was the Minister of Propaganda. One built the Nazi war machine. One was the architect of the Holocaust. You tell each man’s story. Then students predict what happens to him. Take a [...]