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A nation and an ethnoreligious group, originating in the Israelites or Hebrews of the Ancient Near East. Jewish people live in almost every country, as a result of the *diaspora*.
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Questions on historical use of languages and their development.
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Questions on historical weapons, their use and significance.
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one of the monotheistic Abrahamic religions along with Christianity, and Judaism. Islam first gained prominence during the 7th century C.E. and is the second largest religious group in the wo…
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The Cold War was a continuing state of political and military tension from the 1940s to the early 1990s between the Western world, led by the United States and NATO allies, and the Communist world, le…
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Part of human activity related to gaining, classifying and improving knowledge about the world. There exist commonly adopted rules and requirements to make a method scientific. The history itself is o…
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Of or pertaining to ships and or the sea, especially military vessels.
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a methodological approach to history that focuses on examining what the 'ordinary' people in a given time and place were doing. It is strongly influenced by the mindset and technique…
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the civil war that took place between the northern and southern states of the United States between 1861-65.
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concerned with the civilization that existed in Northeastern Africa from around 3100 BCE to roughly 400 BCE centered along the Nile River. This civilization w…
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The 17th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1601 to December 31, 1700 in the Gregorian calendar.
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Describes the administrative institution for a political state. The government is responsible for fundamental concerns of security, economic stability, public infrastructure, diplomacy amongst other …
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eaten, drunk, or otherwise taken into the body to sustain life, provide energy, promote growth.
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An island in North-Western Europe. Questions with this tag should refer to the history of the island of Great Britain, such as the relationship between the historical states of Britain. A separate tag…
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Poland was an important Eastern-European kingdom between the 11th and 18th centuries. For the next 123 years, it was partitioned between other countries. In 1918 it became a democratic republic, which…
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The practice or study of the art and science of forming, directing, and administrating states and other political units; also the complex or aggregate of relationships of people in society, esp those …
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Trade deals with transactions for goods and services. Trade has historically been one of the chief ways in which individuals have interacted with each other. Trade is one of the main ways that countri…
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The native peoples of North America, sometimes referred to as American Indians or First Nations.
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the continent on which the human species probably originated. It fostered some of the earliest known civilizations, and contains a vast array of cultures to this day.
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An ideology derived from socialist theory of the nineteenth century. Communism defines a condition in which socialist development has lead to the virtual elimination of economic class. This is ultim…
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All questions related to the rise, fall, and influence of Adolf Hitler, who was the leader of Nazi Germany, and one of the principal figures in WWII history and shaping the 20th Century.
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Israel refers to the country in the Middle East. The current state of Israel was founded in 1948, but there are some arguments that trace the existence of the state back to BCE time periods.
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a country on the Iberian Peninsula. It is bordered by Portugal to the west, and France to the north.
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Questions about the period of ancient Roman civilization when the government operated as a republic from 509 BC to 27 BC.
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The process of developing relationships between two or more parties. In relation to nation states, this typically involves the development of networks of embassies established between states to facil…
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a country in Southern Europe, South of Alps, covering all Italian Peninsula.
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pertaining to the American Revolutionary War (1775-1781) and its era, where the 13 North American colonies fought and won independence from Great Britain.
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From the Greek "rule of the many", describes some form of popular representation in the governance of a political or economic unit such as a nation state or a corporation. Democracy ranges from the m…
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An internal state of change within a political unit, organized by a typically popular movement formed with the express intent of overthrowing the established government for said political unit.
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a property of other people (masters) and are forced by them to perform work.
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The 15th century began on January 1, 1401, and ended on December 31, 1500.
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For questions related to history of farming and breeding animals.