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Interesting Information: “What History Teaches Us About Walls”

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Interesting Information:  June 4, 2016

What History Teaches Us About Walls

Whenever I hear Donald Trump say he is going to build a wall between the US and Mexico, my mind jumps to the Maginot Line in France.

That “wall” didn’t work so well.

Nor did the Great Wall of China.

Nor did, really, the Berlin Wall.

People find ways around walls…

How many human efforts to create literal walls have worked?

Of course, there is a history of walls out there.  (History isn’t Donald Trump’s long suit.  Inciting peoples’ anger is.)

There are some really pretty pictures in this article.  Of walls…

Source: What History Teaches Us About Walls – The New York Times

Written by louisaenright

June 4, 2016 at 2:15 pm

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