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answered How did destroyers protecting convoys operate in bad weather during WWII?
Dec
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comment Did the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki contribute to Japan's surrender?
@Semaphore It could be if the surrender was already decided upon. So, the question is correct.
Dec
28
comment What is the Earliest account in human history when man added pure sea salt to his diet by choice?
I think, they also simply licked the salt outdrops as herbivores do.
Dec
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comment Why did Virginia let Kentucky become a separate state?
Very interesting! And could you put a reference to that info, please?
Dec
23
reviewed Edit What does it mean: “French was a lingua franca in the Ottoman caliphal court?”
Dec
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revised What does it mean: “French was a lingua franca in the Ottoman caliphal court?”
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awarded  Custodian
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reviewed Approve What was the meaning of Auguste Delfosse's statement “La liberté française pour faire le tour du monde n'a pas besoin de passer en Belgique!”
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revised What reasons did the Confederacy have for believing they would have a quick victory?
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comment How did Vasco da Gama know about the Southern Cross?
@Alex He has a single question. He merely proposes his own answer and is in doubt about it. It is correct and allowed here. The real problem of QA is in logic, but being illogical is not forbidden on the StackExchange sites.
Dec
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comment How did Vasco da Gama know about the Southern Cross?
Thank you for the "Crux" word. +1.
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answered What reasons did the Confederacy have for believing they would have a quick victory?
Dec
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comment The importance of sugar plantations
@MarkC.Wallace 4 centuries are the introduction. the question is about the end of the 19th centuries. Not so narrow at all.
Dec
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comment Was John Cabot the first European to reach Newfoundland since (arguably) the Vikings?
Fantastic! Do you know some good book on this subject, very much please?
Dec
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answered How did Vasco da Gama know about the Southern Cross?
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accepted Could an enlisted soldier in German Imperial Army get rank above Gefreiter?
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revised Who first precisely measured the length of the year?
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