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Jun
25
comment Was Tibet ruled by Yuan Dynasty empires?
Could you reference the claims? Your request for me to repeat research you've already done is a bit insulting; it conveys that my time is meaningless to you.
Jun
25
comment Was the secession of the Confederate states illegal?
I'm not sure this answer relies on history or belongs in a history forum.
Jun
25
reviewed Delete Where can I find open historical map data?
Jun
25
comment Where can I find open historical map data?
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
Jun
25
comment Where can I find open historical map data?
First, this doesn't answer the question. Second, when you include a link, we encourage you to summarize the key points of the referenced page(s) and how they answer the question. This guards against link-rot, reduces the chance of rick rolling and enables readers to determine whether the link represents a line of research that is interesting.
Jun
24
reviewed Approve Did Imperial Japan choose to ally with Nazi Germany because of ideological similarity?
Jun
24
reviewed Approve When and how did the USA and the UK become allies?
Jun
24
reviewed Close What's the birthdate of Jesus of Nazareth, assuming he existed?
Jun
23
revised Why did Stalin deem Quantum Mechanics 'counter-revolutionary'?
Fixed spelling error.
Jun
23
reviewed Approve Why did Stalin keep the famine of 1932 a secret?
Jun
23
reviewed Leave Open Why did Stalin keep the famine of 1932 a secret?
Jun
23
comment Why did Stalin keep the famine of 1932 a secret?
As usual, Mr. Durden conceals a germ of truth in an attempt at wit. How could the worker's paradise experience famine. Who would have the courage to suggest that anything in Stalin's empire had any imperfection? How long would such a person have lived? Stalin's Soviet Union was perfect in any way, because any imperfection would have reflected badly on Stalin, and the first law of the universe was that no one criticized Stalin and lived.
Jun
22
reviewed Reopen Did Japan make a contribution to World War II way out of proportion to its estimated relative GDP?
Jun
22
comment Did Japan make a contribution to World War II way out of proportion to its estimated relative GDP?
I think this is a good question; let's look at how to refine it. (if only we could use tables). 1) convert GDP to PPP or possibly to a per-capita measure. 2) define "contribution". 2a) Qualitatively, did Japan punch above its weight class? 2b) Qualitatively did Japan outperform Italy? 3) If yes, then how do we quantify & compare contribution to the war? Output of war material? Casualties? 4) Can we measure how much it cost the allies to defeat Italy vice the cost to defeat Japan?
Jun
22
reviewed Close Did Japan make a contribution to World War II way out of proportion to its estimated relative GDP?
Jun
21
reviewed Reject Why is Dravidian history ignored?
Jun
21
reviewed Approve Why is Dravidian history ignored?
Jun
21
reviewed Leave Open Did John F. Kennedy know about his judicial nominee's racism?
Jun
20
reviewed Looks OK Painting of a French man in a red jacket around 1850, who is this man?
Jun
20
reviewed Leave Open Painting of a French man in a red jacket around 1850, who is this man?