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Happy Fourth of July to all my American readers! Today's Random Friday topic was definitely chosen with the holiday in mind. I also invited a couple friends to share their favorite moments in history, too, so let's get started.
Rose from Searching the Clouds's Favorite Moments (@rose_reading)
1. 1940s - 1950s
While this time period was not exactly the most peaceful, the culture and fashion in America are my favorite through the 40s and 50s.
2. When this happened
I love how this was such a living-in-the-moment moment that was actually captured on camera.
Maura from The Whimsical Mama's Favorite Moments (@armywife2310)
1. Battle of Yorktown 1781 - This should be a favorite moment for every American! The last major land battle for American independence is one to always be remembered.
2. John F. Kennedy assassination 1963 - This forever changed the course of American history & I love this time period. I also love the conspiracies surrounding the assassination.
3. Battle of Bosworth Field 1485 - I'm a HUGE English history nerd and this was a huge moment. The end of the Plantagenets and rise of the Tudors. I love the mystery surrounding Richard III & the Tudors are my favorite royal family!
Emma's Favorite Moments
It was actually really hard choosing my moments in history! I'm more of a "whose your favorite historical person" girl. Since it's my blog, I think I can get away with listing those. ;)
1. Ronald Reagan - I regard him as one of our best presidents (and even the best have moments where they mess up).
2. Coco Chanel - She forever changed fashion as we know it (along with Paul Poiret and a few others).
And now a favorite period:
I love the 1910s because Victorian fashion was still trending, but also because hemlines were starting to creep up. Plus, I love British society during that time (thanks to Cinders & Sapphires, and my mother who got me into Downton Abbey).
So what do you consider to be your favorite moments in history?