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The "Meme History" Hashtag Is Basically How Teachers Should Teach History

Why weren't we taught history like this in school?

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The hilarious Meme History hashtag, created by @Tylerlma, took over Twitter on Thursday. Here are the funniest and most creative interpretations of how historic events ~may~ have happened.


5. JFK probably tried to sink as low into his seat as possible as Marilyn Monroe sang to him.

#MemeHistory Marilyn Monroe: Haaaaapy biiiiiirthdaaaay Mr. President ๐Ÿ˜˜ John F. Kennedy: ๐Ÿ˜ถ


9. Little Richard might've given a Prince-level eye roll the first time someone told him Elvis was the King of Rock n' Roll.

Little Richard hearing Elvis called the King of Rock & Roll #MemeHistory

10. And the folks who boasted about the Titanic's fortitude were in for an unfortunate surprise.

#MemeHistory Everyone: the Titanic is an unsinkable ship! God himself could not sink her. the iceberg:

11. Then there was this fairly accurate representation of how Christopher Columbus ~Columbused~ the Americas.

When Columbus landed in the Americas #MemeHistory


21. When Paul Revere proved he was two steps ahead of the British.

When Paul Revere saw the British coming #MemeHistory


25. Moments before the shot that essentially started the first World War, this is probably how it went down.

Just 2 blocks away from where he would meet his death, Archduke Franz Ferdinand regards Gavrilo Princip #MemeHistory

26. And that time President Nixon realized the jig was up.

When they confronted Nixon about Watergate. #MemeHistory.

27. When white people flipped the script on black people and tried to blend in.

When colonialism ended and whites started calling themselves Africans & refused to leave. #MemeHistory

29. And finally, when President Obama won the presidency in 2008 and walked in the White House like so.

When Barack Obama became the first black President of the United States #MemeHistory