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Questions on historical weapons, their use and significance.
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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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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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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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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 civil war that took place between the northern and southern states of the United States between 1861-65.
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one of the monotheistic Abrahamic religions along with Islam and Judaism. Christianity is the largest religion of the world, and the predominant religion in those countries considered …
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a property of other people (masters) and are forced by them to perform work.
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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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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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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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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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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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For questions about interactions between sovereign states.
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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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eaten, drunk, or otherwise taken into the body to sustain life, provide energy, promote growth. Questions with this tag should be about the historical practices of gro…
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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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should concern habits and customs in normal people's lives. This can be limited to some epoch in history and to some region.
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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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a country on the Iberian Peninsula. It is bordered by Portugal to the west, and France to the north.
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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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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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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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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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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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contained in a single individual.
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The largest Christian Church and one of the oldest. The Catholic Church is overseen by a hierarchy led by the Pope.
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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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For questions about and related to the French Revolution.
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for questions looking to identify or classify an object, image, or person, or to otherwise place them in historical context. Make sure to include as much detail as you already know about …
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The Byzantine Empire was a country in Southern Europe having its origins in Eastern Roman Empire. During the ages, the Empire declined because of Islam advance and was dissolved in 1453 by fall of its…
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For questions about different systems of measuring time.
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Questions related to history of art or artists.