The United Nations was not formed until after WW2. We'll get that out of the way.
The League of Nations was in operation between WW1 and WW2. However, it was not effective towards forcing Nazi Germany to change its ways. Just like someone in their front yard, yelling across the street about someone else in...
Wouldn't India be better off if it were subject to the civilizing influence of British rule? Couldn't Britain have kept India in the Empire by the dispatch of a few divisions? Why were the Socialists and the Mountbattens so willing to get rid of it?
Alexander Hamilton, historically speaking, wasn't black.
I sure Thought I did. I soon learned Better. Shoulda joined the Marines, wouldn't have hurt me none.
I posted a story for critique in a writer's workshop and was told that I could write better than any of them could read.
They said they doubted any of them could ever write as well as I could, and they found the writing too complex.
That was just my regular writing style. How can I dumb it down so I can be...
Bill Clinton = one of the best presidents of all time. Took over the White House with more than 7% unemployment and ended his presidency with less than 5% unemployment, AND a budget surplus (after he raised taxes on the rich). There was peace during his presidency, and he helped ban assault weapons (few mass...
In southern England in the 1950s I played "Cowboys and Indians", along with other sorts of games. Never "English against French", very occasionally games with medieval flavour. Many games concerned Germans or Nazis, since WW2 was just a few years earlier.