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a nation-state stretching across North America between Canada and Mexico, plus Alaska in the continent's northwest, the mid-Pacific archipelago of Hawaii and several te…
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Questions related to aspects of World War II (1939-1945 AD). An international conflict whose major participants were the fascist countries of Germany, Italy, and Japan engaged against the allied nati…
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The 20th century began on January 1, 1901, and ended on December 31, 2000.
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Ancient history was from the beginning of recorded history (c. 4000 B.C.) until the fall of the Roman Empire (c. A.D. 500).
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Questions pertaining to characteristics of armed forces' structure, manpower, equipment, or expenditures.
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a periodisation of European history, encompassing the period from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century to the Renaissance in the 15th century.
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An armed conflict between state actors, typically for the furtherence of a political or economic aim.
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the second smallest continent, forming the Western extension of Eurasia.
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The 19th century began on January 1, 1801, and ended on December 31, 1900.
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the seventh-largest country by geographical area, bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, i…
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Questions which concern the historical management, distribution, and usage of resources; why a particular resource, or state of production, occurred in a certain way.
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The period of German history from 1933 - 1945, specifically regarding the rise of the National Socialist German Workers Party
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A term to describe an organized belief system which revolves around supernatural elements and entities.
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Ancient Rome was a civilization centred around the city of Rome, that lasted from the 8th century BC to 476 AD (West); 1453 AD (East).
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The Soviet Union or USSR (1922–1991) was a socialist state in Eurasia. After the 1924 death of founding leader Lenin (who led the October Revolution in 1917), Stalin established a planned economy and …
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For questions related to: acts of organized violence between groups of people where the violence often has a political purpose; the impact of such violence on peoples/nations; and any other related qu…
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A written and accessible code of behavior which is enforced by a powerful entity (almost always a state actor). Part of this code includes the entities responsible for maintaining and interpreting th…
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a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands
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For questions on German Empire, Weimar Republic, Third Reich, German Democratic Republic and the modern Federal Republic of Germany.
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An island country in the western Pacific, located east of the Asian mainland.
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The Roman Empire was a vast empire, centred around the city of Rome, that lasted from 27 BC to 476 AD (West); 1453 AD (East).
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Aside from English expansion across the British Isles, the British Empire started with England's overseas colonies and trading posts established in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. By 1922, the…
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Generally refers to the country referred to as the People's Republic of China, a country in E Asia. With a surface area of 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). The current Capital is Beijing.
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the history of: political events, politicians, political bodies, political movements and anything else related to politics. Questions on topic will be related to the significance,…
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The largest country in the world, spanning territory from the eastern edge of Europe to Siberia in northern Asia.
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Questions on World War I, events that caused it, strategy and tactics employed by the battling sides and the consequences of this war.
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For questions relating to the historic Kingdom of England prior to 1707, or the country of England within the modern United Kingdom and one of Britain's Home Nations.
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Ancient Greece was a civilization centred around the Greek peninsula, that lasted from the 8th century BC to the end of the classical antiquity era (ca. 600 AD).
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Culture, from the latin "to cultivate", references both the combined experience of a population and the works created by them. Thus culture is ultimately a combination of societal mores and taboos, h…
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The 18th century lasted from January 1, 1701 to December 31, 1800 in the Gregorian calendar.
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The branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineer…
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The Middle East typically refers to the region stretching from the northern part of eastern Africa all the way to Pakistan. The region is centered around the Arabian peninsula with the Persian Gulf be…
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Formally known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland these questions relate to the history of events that have happened in the countries that make up the United Kingdom; such as …
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the study of, and the practice of, writing history. History is the result, and historiography is the method. History asks, "Why, how, who, when;" Historiography asks, "Why write hi…
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The process of a country repatriating its citizens to a territory under their purvey and asserting political, military and/or economic control over any native inhabitants who may already occupy said t…
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Questions on historical use of languages and their development.