How did a band of a hundred Spaniards singlehandedly bring a 60,000-strong empire to its knees? There is no precedent in history where such a small army conquered an empire against overwhelming, physical odds. Not even the 300 Spartans could come close to this feat.
Was it by the hand of god, as they wrote in their testimonies? What made the Conquistadors accomplish such an impossible feat?
The natives thought that the Spaniards were angels or messengers of the Gods, so they didn't fight back too much. Also the Spaniards had much more advanced technology and their germs wiped out most of the population there.
>this was the guy the Britbongs sent to the Munich Agreement
How could they trust such an ugly man to secure "peace in our time"?
How do I reconcile my desire to be a coffee drinking, physical and intellectual flaneuring sophisticate with no daily schedule, along with my STEMtard core, which requires habits and long hours to reach its potential?
AND I want to fit in 4chan, the gym, and lots of reading! And I'm only thinking about all this stuff because I recently graduated and only work for 15 hours per week in a minor job while living with my parents so I barely spend money. If I was working 9-5 then my aspiration to do anything would be CRUSHED
BY STOPPING YOUR FUTILE & ABSURD ATTEMPT AT IDENTIFYING YOURSELF WITH SOCIAL STEREOTYPES AND SUBSEQUENTLY ATTEMPTING TO ENACT THEM.
YOU ARE AN UNSELFAWARE AND UNSELFCONSCIOUS IDIOT.
Does anyone else feel kind of sad that they missed out on living through the 20th century? Sure most of us were born anywhere from 1980-2000, but that leaves another 80 years that hosted some of the most incredible events in human history.
>ywn witness the very end of the industrial revolution at the turn of the 19th century
>ywn attend Queen Victoria's funeral
>ywn fight in the Boer War
>ywn never invade China to put down the Boxer Rebellion
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I ran out of character space and that was only 1942
I just want to go back lads
1900s were absolute shit no matter how you look at it.
>collapse of the old world order
>emergence of the USSR
>emergence of Nazi Germany
>two bloodiest conflicts in human history
>generally, tons and tons of genocides and wars everywhere
>feminism, marxism going mainstream
>Middle East fucked beyond recognition
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Reminder that Robespierre did nothing wrong
Danton was a mistake.
Also he cared too much about countering atheism. The main issue of the revolution was not the virtues and lack thereof of the people, or the english and counterrevolutionnary plots, but the generalized corruption of the new and not so new elites.
Chinese literally forces Chinese to cut thier hair just to show how superior the Manchu way was. They opresses the Chinese in the most horrible ways.
Why do modern Chinese still identify with Manchu culture?
why shouldn't they, americans still identify with the british culture and the english language, bulgarians still identify with the bulgarian turkic people that enslaved them, hungarians aswell. the mentioned do not even stem from the same people or nation. chinese identifying with chinese dynasties is even more plausible.
FUCKING NORMANS GET OUT OF MY KINGDOM
We didn't have one in a while...
-homosexual (if and when they are homosexual)
-monogamous (but prone to cheating; intelligent females are less monogamous)
-late sleepers (night owls)
-classical music listeners
-prone to drinking and smoking
to which I want to ask /his/
are most scientists/mathematicians/philosophers/musicians throughout history like this?
No I would say that half are early rising, slightly ascetic, most maintain their sceptical impulse that drew them to heavy thinking and only a few believers of worth.
I guess they have to be "losers" because to shake off all the political influences of the time in order to see the value in the "western canon" is a task that can only be done in isolation with any type of pleasure, since it is so difficult to get on with people who oppose us.
Do humans have the right to create artificial life?
Hello /his/. I'm going to dump a few pictures, mostly Japanese wood prints, related to the First Sino-Japanese War, which happened between 1894 and 1895 over the control of Korea. I find these wood prints very interesting because of the clash of the "traditional" art style and the modern war depicted.
Here's the wikipedia article, if you want to learn more about it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War
So I was searching to download this book I have in digital copy. It's called "The Survivor", a novel about a German soldier in ww2, kind of "the other side of the story". I can't find it, it's like someone doesn't want it to be read (and it's not obscure at all , you can see it published in physical format). So, what historical fact /knowledge do you think is derailed from us?
inb4 /pol/ , inb4 tinfoil hat
>So I was searching to download this book I have in digital copy.
>I can't find it, it's like someone doesn't want it to be read (and it's not obscure at all , you can see it published in physical format).
Oh sweet summer child
Why the german army thought to be the best army when they pretty much lost everything and was generally bad? Is it the naziboo thinking that paints a false picture about them?
If an army is the best then it is capable of winning wars not only battles and honestly you cant say this about german
pol retard naziboos pls stay on your contaiment board
They lost because their leader was delusional crackhead, which had no idea about tactics. German army was pretty strong but war on 3 fronts made them bleed. Then materials and fuel shortage.
ITT Relevance of histories
Why is it so?
Is pantheism atheist, theistic, or neither?
How important were Roman roads during the early and high middle ages, are thereally any major highways that started as Roman roads.