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Apr
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comment Nazi-Germany unemployment?
One reason was the will to reduce unemployment. Interesting detail for this topic: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reichsautobahn#Employment
Apr
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Apr
23
revised Has a plague ever caused a civilization to collapse?
added more sourced (wikipedia)
Apr
23
answered Has a plague ever caused a civilization to collapse?
Apr
14
answered Why do Afro Carribeans have English names whereas Indo Carribeans still have Indian(ish) names
Apr
11
comment Why do Afro Carribeans have English names whereas Indo Carribeans still have Indian(ish) names
@Alex Before I wrote I checked for Indo-Caribbean and found a wikipedia article: They are descendent from India. There is no american origin.
Apr
11
comment Why do Afro Carribeans have English names whereas Indo Carribeans still have Indian(ish) names
Afro Carribeans are descendants of slaves, Indo-Caribbean are descendant of 'free' workers. A master of a slave may define the name of a slave, but an employer normally don't define the name of the employee.
Mar
15
reviewed Approve What happend to the other Kaabas?
Mar
4
comment Why are Vorarlberg and Tirol part of Austria, when they are only connected to it by high mountains?
Just a side information: In 1919 was a plebiscite if Voralberg should become part of Switzerland 81% voted with yes.
Feb
29
comment What did people of the middles ages call their period?
Maybe something like regency of xx?
Jan
16
reviewed Close How efficient was the (Cold War) Red Scare?
Jan
16
answered Could some of the Titanic passengers have climbed on the iceberg to survive?
Nov
16
comment Why did France put so many resources into fighting Algeria in comparison to its other former colonial holdings?
No need any longer, there is the question in meantime: history.stackexchange.com/questions/26403/…
Nov
16
comment Why did France put so many resources into fighting Algeria in comparison to its other former colonial holdings?
@user69715 You could make a new question and reference to this question. Some informations may be in en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Algeria
Nov
1
comment Which historical figure is attributed with the most death of his people?
And during the Great Chinese Famine died 15- 40 millions people - It really depends on a detailed definition what you are looking for.
Oct
31
comment Is there a citable reference of druids using curved swords?
I think Asterix is no citable reference :)
Oct
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Sep
29
comment What were birthdays like in Medieval times?
I have no source, so it's only a comment: The birthday was not so important, most people even didn't know the day. The saint's day was more important.
Sep
4
comment What was the difference in taxation amounts before and after the American Revolution?
@stiemannkj1: I know that my comment is not an answer - that's why I made a comment.
Sep
4
comment What was the difference in taxation amounts before and after the American Revolution?
Wasn't the slogan No taxation without represenation? So was the height itself the problem?