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The academic discipline that studies the economy. Questions using this tag ask about the history of thought concerning the economy, or how state administrators use economics in order to manage the eco…
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a country in Southern Europe, South of Alps, covering all Italian Peninsula.
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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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The Ottoman Empire was an empire lasting from 1299--1923 AD, centered in modern-day Turkey and spanning at its height across much of eastern Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa. Sometimes ref…
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wear for different occassions. This tag is more functional, on the other hand there is the [tag:fashion].
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Questions related to particular battles, commanders, troops, and war machines involved.
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Questions about a series of wars from 1803 to 1815 between the First French Empire and opposing (mostly European) coalitions.
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For questions regarding the history of more or less scientific methods of healing.
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For questions about the study of the physical remains of humans and human activity.
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Of or pertaining to aircraft and or man powered flight.
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The questions concerning modern Egypt.
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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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Methods of moving people, goods or animals from one place to another, usually on large distance.
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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.
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Process and effect of planning and designing buildings, both in scientific (as a method of creating constructions) or art (as styles throughout ages) ways.
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A document or documents which set the fundamental principles and rules to which a state, or organisation agrees to govern itself.
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Contemporary history describes the period timeframe that is without any intervening time closely connected to the present day and is a certain perspective of modern history.
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Citing words of other people, usually to back own ones with authoritative opinion.
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For questions regarding primary and secondary evidence that allows us to draw conclusions about historical happenings. Use this tag for requests for analysis of specific sources. More general question…
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For questions related to northern part of America, ie. pre-Columbian era, age of Spanish, English and French colonization, to modern day countries of Canada, the United States and Mexico.
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Questions pertaining to a series of military campaigns sanctioned by the Pope in an effort to restore Christian control of the Holy Lands. These campaigns were spread out over a period dating from aro…
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a process of organized teaching and learning.
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For questions about the Scandinavian seafaring raiders and traders of the 8th--11th centuries AD, as well as about their home culture.
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The 16th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1501 to December 31, 1600 in the Gregorian calendar.
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The religious texts of Israeli origin, considered in whole by Christianity and in part (the Old Testament) by Judaism as holy.
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A broad term used for the period of cultural history of the Greco-Roman world that lasted from the 8th century BC to the decline of the Roman Empire in the 5th century AD.
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Ancient China refers to the oldest period in Chinese history, prior to unification under the Qin Dynasty (221 B.C.) and the Han Dynasty (206 B.C. – A.D. 220).
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a country in South-Western Asia, bordered from East by Afghanistan and Pakistan, North by Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, and West by Iraq.
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the process by which a populace elects their political leaders. Elections are typically only utilized in democratic nations with some exceptions. Elections come in multiple different for…
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Colonial America refers to the period of American history (roughly late 15th century to the mid-19th century) when European states exercised political control over indigenous Americans and European se…
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For questions about The Holocaust, the genocide committed by Nazi Germany under the direction of Adolf Hitler. For any other genocide, use the [genocide] tag.
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For questions about Joseph Stalin, the leader of the U.S.S.R. from 1922 to 1952 and a leading figure in the Bolshevik Revolution.
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the span of time of before written history. It often refers to the period of human existence, but in broader terms also includes all time preceding this.