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Jun
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reviewed No Action Needed Ports Used by French Navy in 1792 and Strength of Fleet
Jun
11
comment When did the last Terra Nullius vanish from the earth?
This is a fantastic answer; this is the model of what H:SE answers should be. It cleans up an inadvertent imprecision in OP's question and provides a factual, researched answer. Excellent job.
Jun
11
comment Which of the participant states was benefited in the long run by the Congress of Vienna?
From one perspective, every inhabitant of every nation was benefitted; the Congress of Vienna decreased the probability of another world war. Until you can define "benefit" in a way that will allow me to compare the benefits of two or more countries, this is an opinion question. Semantically this is equivalent to "Which woman is the prettiest?"
Jun
11
comment When did the last Terra Nullius vanish from the earth?
You might want to look at sealand and other microstates. And of course "legal" is a meaningless term in the context in which you use it. "Legal" implies legal according to some governance. There is no governance in white spots. During the settlement of the "Wild West" every inch of that territory was claimed in some form or another by Amerindian tribes.
Jun
10
reviewed Leave Open Absolute rulers who voluntarily resigned their power
Jun
10
reviewed Close What was the practical reason for East Germany to reunify with West Germany?
Jun
10
reviewed Leave Open Paradigm change in power: from military to economic in Europe
Jun
10
comment What is the difference between Taino and Puerto Rican?
Why are the various tags associated with this question? How can anything be both American-revolution and middle-ages?
Jun
10
comment Are there any historians who believe that the crusades were not motivated as a distraction from internal conflicts?
Ignore anyone who says that "many historians agree with me", unless they cite specific historians. Just ask any of the historians who agree with me and they'll tell you that I'm right.
Jun
10
revised Are there any historians who believe that the crusades were not motivated as a distraction from internal conflicts?
Question in title now matches body; old title was unanswerable.
Jun
10
comment Paradigm change in power: from military to economic in Europe
Excellent answer! Better argued, better sourced, better all around.
Jun
10
revised Paradigm change in power: from military to economic in Europe
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Jun
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comment Paradigm change in power: from military to economic in Europe
Good points -arguable, (I think that DHS can take the CEA with both hands tied behind its back, and I think DHS is the red headed stepchild). The Federal Reserve is an excellent point, but that is outside the scope of this question. And now we're into politics rather than history - Next time we're in the same pub, I'm happy to discuss this further.
Jun
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revised Paradigm change in power: from military to economic in Europe
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Jun
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answered Paradigm change in power: from military to economic in Europe
Jun
10
reviewed Leave Open Did a starving Great Wall guard let enemies through?
Jun
9
comment What does the case of Louis Napoleon tell us about the passport regime in 1830s Europe?
Per wikipedia, travel documents were not generally required prior to WWI. See Paris Conference on Passports
Jun
9
reviewed Approve Why was France given such a lenient peace after Napoleon was defeated?
Jun
9
comment How did modern border security and crossing bureaucracy develop?
1920 at the Paris Conference. Is that the answer you want? Obviously it is modified by things like the EU treaty....
Jun
9
comment How did modern border security and crossing bureaucracy develop?
Depends on where. This isn't my field, but the answer is going to be different in EU than it is in Iran. That said, there must be an international convention on passports, and that treaty probably has your answer. I don't know enough to find it quickly.