Tagged: History

Wikipedia Article Word Counts, Compared

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History

The Punic Wars: 3,478 words

Star Wars: 13,311 words

 

Horatio Nelson: 15,229 words

Optimus Prime: 16,469 words

 

Ching Shih (the 19th-century pirate queen who commanded one of the largest pirate fleets in human history): 2,115 words

Samus Aran: 4,713 words

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Ronald Reagan: Success, or Failure?

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Ronald Reagan wearing cowboy hat at Rancho del Cielo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ronald Reagan is the quintessential conservative – a president whose memory stirs passionate emotions of almost anybody that was alive during his tenure in office. And depending on who you ask, he will more than likely be described either as a wise and charismatic leader whose policies and vision led America on the path to peace and prosperity, or he was a corrupt corporate shill who took from the poor, gave to the rich, ruined America’s economic standing in the world and screwed over the American middle class. But exactly how much of this is based in fact?

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