We've all been forced to sit through years and years of American history and World history, and for many it never gets interesting. Though I appreciate the World's collective past as good old fashioned soap opera. However, soap opera and certainly schooled history lessons could benefit from some editing. Get to the point, and get to the DRAMA!!
Redditor *ganggxnggvng asked redditors of the world to give an abbreviated history of their country's history by asking, What is the TLDR of your country's history? This is a World History class I could stay awake for.
OFF WITH THEIR HEADS! WHY NOT?
"Let's cut the head of the King off and try all the political regimes that have ever existed"
Used to be an empire that covered much of Southeast Asia. Now just a tiny country with not much going on. And most people know nothing about it, some not even the temple on the flag.
It would seem that we can't really run this country. Let's ask these Varyag dudes to do this for us.
fast forward 1400 years
It would seem that the distant relatives of the viking dudes aren't doing that good a job. Lets have a party instead.
fast forward 80 years
It would seem that this Party was going on for too long. Let's try running things ourselves.
fast forward 10 years
It would seem that we can't really run this country. Let's ask this shirtless dude to do it for us, like, forever...
We discovered the land of gold.
We took the gold.
We spent the gold.