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Favorite time period from 1800-2014

  • 1800-

    Votes: 3 10.0%
  • 1830-

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 1850-

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 1870-

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 1890-

    Votes: 2 6.7%
  • 1910-

    Votes: 2 6.7%
  • 1930-

    Votes: 4 13.3%
  • 1950-

    Votes: 2 6.7%
  • 1970-

    Votes: 4 13.3%
  • 1990-

    Votes: 6 20.0%
  • 2014

    Votes: 7 23.3%

  • Total voters
    30
  • Poll closed .
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I love the past... until I really imagine living in it. Things have only improved socially and technologically. As a chronically depressed woman and best friend to a transgirl, this era is better than any other.
 

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1960s wasn't on here and that is my favorite era of American history. I have my American Dreams DVD set and one of my favorite movies is Across the Universe. That was when you had the civil rights; women's rights; the sexual revolution; environmental issues; the antiwar, free-speech, and black-arts movements; and the use of drugs in pursuit of enlightenment. I can't say that I would be involved in all of that stuff, but I love the era of hippies and beatniks, Beatles and protest.

I actually voted for 1950s because I think it has a cool retro nostalgia to it, even though there were actually some pretty terrible things going on in the fifties like racism. But I figure, if I were born in 1950, I could be in high school by 1965 and that would be pretty awesome.
 
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