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People are using memes to describe historical events and it’s brilliant

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Nick Pope
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When it comes to the terrifying, Führer-tastic rise of Donald Trump, you hope that the American voting public will try to learn from history before it’s too late.

But who has the time when history books are so damn long. And detailed. And boring.

Nope. We prefer our history bite-sized and hilarious. And so do the fine people of Twitter, who’ve started retelling historic events through the medium of memes.

(Note to any kids reading: probably best to avoid sketching any of these out on your GCSE paper)

Educate yourself with some #MemeHistory below...