Hatred is an integral part of American popular culture

Battle of Gettysburg in southeastern Pennsylvania, one of the largest, by number of soldiers, was in the American Civil War. It took place over three days in early July 1863, and on those same Christmas days, thousands of modern-day Americans meet on the site to recreate the battle (reenactment). It has the character of a folk party. Enthusiasts show up in real uniforms and with weapons as they had at the time, and of course have the event a website, where spectators can buy tickets and attend the riots.

Living history

The phenomenon is called «living history». There are dozens of similar events around the world – with Waterloo and Hastings as a few classic examples – and the educational value is emphasized everywhere. The young generation is learning something about the history of the fatherland,. . .

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