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Feb
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answered What was the basis for valuating large territorial purchases by USA?
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Jan
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answered Why is Baja California often shown as an island on maps between 1500 and 1700?
Jan
23
revised Why is Baja California often shown as an island on maps between 1500 and 1700?
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Jan
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asked Why is Baja California often shown as an island on maps between 1500 and 1700?
Jan
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answered Does US law permit spending taxpayers' money to support foreign political parties?
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Jan
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accepted Why isn't Somaliland recognized as a separate country?
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awarded  Promoter
Jan
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revised Has the Delmarva Peninsula been known by any other name?
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Jan
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answered Has the Delmarva Peninsula been known by any other name?
Jan
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comment Why isn't Somaliland recognized as a separate country?
If I remember correctly, Eritrea is strongly opposed - probably for the reason that Ethopia likes it :) I'm not sure, but Kenya may be in the same boat...
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asked Why isn't Somaliland recognized as a separate country?
Dec
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comment What other countries besides the US participated in keeping African slaves?
My guess is that "British America minus North America" probably includes British Guyana, various islands in the Caribbean, and possibly Belize.
Dec
22
comment What other countries besides the US participated in keeping African slaves?
What's your source for these numbers, by the way?
Dec
22
comment What other countries besides the US participated in keeping African slaves?
That would make sense. In Europe proper, you'd have guilds and tradesmans associations (unions) that would not have wanted the competition. In the colonies, you had an unskilled workforce and a desperate need for sheer numbers of laborers.
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awarded  Scholar
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18
accepted What was the significance of changing the name of “Persia” to “Iran”?
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revised What factors contributed to Jews moving out of the Middle East?
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