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I'm currently studying Aikido and Taiji. I'm informally studying jo and bokken.


May
21
revised Could Margaret Beaufort have been responsible for killing of the Princes in the Tower?
spelling
May
21
revised Inflation Rate in Spain and Portugal during 16th century
spelling
May
21
revised Were the living standards in Medieval Europe a lot worse than in the Muslim world?
grammar
May
21
revised Could Margaret Beaufort have been responsible for killing of the Princes in the Tower?
I hope that I clarified language - "the endorser for" is confusing, I think "responsible" is probably clearer. I also removed some opinion that was not germane to the question.
May
21
comment Gap between poor and rich in the Roman Empire
I've tried to revise the question to emphasize the economic history angle and to remove some of the issues that generated more heat than light. I think this is within the class of valid questions about history.
May
21
reviewed Edit and Reopen Gap between poor and rich in the Roman Empire
May
21
revised Gap between poor and rich in the Roman Empire
Tried to remove some of the contentious materials.
May
20
revised Was it Bismarck who said: “He who is master of Bohemia is master of Europe”?
The original question seems to have been based on a false premise; revised to explicitly address the assumption.
May
20
reviewed Close Was it Bismarck who said: “He who is master of Bohemia is master of Europe”?
May
19
reviewed Reviewed When did formal social dance fall out of favor in the US?
May
19
reviewed Reviewed When did bombs actually look like this?
May
19
comment When did bombs actually look like this?
Good answer. I am obliged to "badger you for sources"; sources are essential for excellent answers
May
19
comment How much of Nazi iconography came from Hitler?
I think that @FelixGoldberg's reference to Speer is part of the answer.
May
19
comment Did Imperial Japan choose to ally with Nazi Germany because of ideological similarity?
Lots of opinions there; it would be better with facts/sources/citations. I'm not sure that we can quantify racism quite as neatly as you do.
May
19
reviewed Close Was Christianity the first belief system which encouraged the ideal of peace among all people on Earth?
May
18
answered Is it correct to refer the Victorian Era outside of the UK?
May
18
comment What did Germany do after World War II to recover so successfully that it became more prosperous than its WW2 victors?
The Marshall Plan was a US plan; UK was a recipient, not a donor. See Wikipedia
May
18
revised What did Germany do after World War II to recover so successfully that it became more prosperous than its WW2 victors?
corrected spelling; this does not constitute endorsement of the opinion, just OCD.
May
18
reviewed Reviewed Why was the Bald Eagle chosen as the national bird of the United States?
May
16
revised What was the fate of most SS members after World War II?
edited title