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revised Why were Sri Lanka and Myanmar separated from India under the British Empire?
My inner obsessive compulsive insists this needs a plural verb. I also suspect it needs to be "Why were the governance of Sri Lanka and Myanmar separated from that of India?" but that risks changing the question.
Jul
30
revised Did Buddha live in a Republic?
wikified link, slight clarifications to text.
Jul
27
revised Which came first, the shield or the sword?
The reference to 'records' in the last line might imply documents rather than artifacts. This question will only be solved by artifacts.
Jul
27
revised Who liberated Denmark in WWII?
Wikified links for easier reading; corrected some spelling & grammar for English idiom
Jul
24
revised Did the Vikings practice voluntary human sacrifice?
edited title
Jul
24
revised What was the opportunity cost to bombing the rail lines to Auschwitz?
I don't love the question, but I tried to revise the question to make the language easier (fewer double negatives) and to clarify some terms.
Jul
22
revised Why didn't Stalin use force to bring Tito into line?
Force with a capital letter is a proper noun; unless Stalin is secretly Darth Vader, it should be "force" and Soviet _is_ a proper noun
Jul
22
revised Why is German spoken in Upper Valais?
Corrected capitalization
Jul
19
revised How did criminal law work in the Roman Empire?
Clarified title, removed tag:ancient rome, since the question asks about the imperial period.
Jul
16
revised What is the origin of the Flower of Life symbol?
wikified link
Jul
15
revised Did the USSR have a more positive relationship with France than other west european countries after 1945?
edited body
Jul
14
revised Why did the NATO (help to) overthrow Kadhafi?
I tried to focus this on history (1) removed judgmental terms that aren't conducive to historical analysis (2) removed discussion of France because the question is about NATO (France could be a separate question).
Jul
14
revised Who was in charge of the Barysaw massacre (20 October 1941)?
edited body
Jul
13
revised How many citizens were in each of century of the Roman electoral system?
added 21 characters in body
Jul
13
revised How many citizens were in each of century of the Roman electoral system?
Question now matches title.
Jul
13
revised Did contemporary scholars draw a connection between Great Schism and Crab Nebula Supernova (1054 A.D.)?
added 37 characters in body; edited title
Jul
13
revised Why didn't the US choose to demolish Tokyo with an atom bomb?
Atom bomb is not a proper noun; capital letters are not neeeded.
Jul
12
revised Why hasn't Russia maintained significant numbers of aircraft carriers?
edited title
Jul
10
revised What was the need to call the Estates-General of 1789?
edited title
Jul
8
revised Does the world become more prosperous when divided?
edited for clarity, and to transform a request for opinions into a request for historical analysis. I hope I have not done disservice to Mr. Thio's question.