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5 Forgotten Revolutions That Created The Modern World

22 Jul

 

Battle at "Snake Gully" during the H...

Battle at “Snake Gully” during the Haitian Revolution against French rule. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5 Forgotten Revolutions That Created The Modern World

When it comes to revolutions, we’re quick to remember the big ones — the American, the French, the Bolshevik and the one that accompanies Prince when he tours. What you probably hadn’t realized is that we may never have had “Darling Nikki” if it hadn’t been for some world-changing movements everyone promptly forgot about. Such as …The Taiping RebellionArminius‘ Unsuccessful Attempt to Unify Germania, The Haitian Revolution, Ancient Egypt Invents the Peace Treaty So Ramses II Can Get Laid and The Italian Renaissance.

Read more: 5 Forgotten Revolutions That Created The Modern World | Cracked.com http://www.cracked.com/article_19251_5-forgotten-revolutions-that-created-modern-world_p2.html#ixzz21M4PGC3b

 

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