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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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For questions spanning a significant proportion of the 20th century. Questions focused on the latter decades should consider using the contemporary-histroy tag. Individual tags exist for specific deca…
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Questions pertaining to characteristics of armed forces' structure, manpower, equipment, or expenditures.
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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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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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the second smallest continent, forming the Western extension of Eurasia.
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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 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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The period of German history from 1933 - 1945, specifically regarding the rise of the National Socialist German Workers Party
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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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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 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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A term to describe an organized belief system which revolves around supernatural elements and entities.
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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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a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands
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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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An island country in the western Pacific, located east of the Asian mainland.
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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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For questions on German Empire, Weimar Republic, Third Reich, German Democratic Republic and the modern Federal Republic of Germany.
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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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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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For questions regarding the overseas empire established by Britain, beginning with England's overseas colonies and trading posts in the late 16th and early 17th centuries, and reaching a quarter of th…
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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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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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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 largest country in the world, spanning territory from the eastern edge of Europe to Siberia in northern Asia.
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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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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 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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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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Of or pertaining to ships and or the sea, especially military vessels.
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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…