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Questions related to history of art or artists.
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The 15th century began on January 1, 1401, and ended on December 31, 1500.
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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 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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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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For questions regarding the history of more or less scientific methods of healing.
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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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Of or pertaining to aircraft and or man powered flight.
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For questions about the study of the physical remains of humans and human activity.
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The questions concerning modern Egypt.
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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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Methods of moving people, goods or animals from one place to another, usually on large distance.
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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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For questions related to history of farming and breeding animals.
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For questions about different systems of measuring time.
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Questions related to particular battles, commanders, troops, and war machines involved.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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a process of organized teaching and learning.
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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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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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Citing words of other people, usually to back own ones with authoritative opinion.
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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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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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For questions about characteristics of a population.
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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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moving and fighting on horseback. In some areas other animals were used, like camels in Arabia. The modern cavalry units are equipped in helicopters.
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A continent, east of Europe and Africa, separated from Europe by the Ural Mountains in the North, and the Straits of Dardanelles in the south, and separated from Africa by the Suez Canal.
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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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For questions related to fashion, style and their changes in different historic times and territories.
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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.