Top Ten Civilizations Underrepresented In History Textbookstribe95 This is written from the perspective of an American.
The Top Ten
Due to its proximity to the US and size... culture and importance; the lack of acknowledgement and depth of study is a travesty. - Billyv
What we now call the "French" invaded in 1066, won a short but vicious battle, and took over. They remained in power, and are still in power today.
The only event I can think of in Ireland at this point was the potato famine... - Turkeyasylum
The Vikings invaded in 895,
The Normans invaded in 1169
The Famine Started in 1845.
The Rising against England started in 1916.
History should give us a break... - Puga
Gandhi, Britain invading India, the Mughals, as well as a few other things. - Turkeyasylum
Russia before October Revolution was boring and Underdeveloped, October Revolution made it what it is today. - yatharthb
The only mentionable things I can think of are Ivan the Terrible and the corruption of the czars. So yes, boring and undeveloped. - Turkeyasylum
Oh, the Ottoman Empire. Also, the Young Turks. - Turkeyasylum
Its amazing how many people do not know that Mao Zedong killed more civilians than Hitler, Stalin, and Pol Pot combined, around 65 million, and he did it from 1966-1976, not sometime back in the 1500's.
The Hausa civilization was a unique civilization in Africa, where women were actually in charge. I would have liked to learn about why the women would convert to Islam, knowing how harsh the religion WAS against women at the time. - Turkeyasylum
There are really a LOT of thing invented by Greeks and are in use today, from the modern languages to many devices, but we know them just for the Democracy...
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