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May
18
answered What is the origin of Rap?
May
18
revised United States Incarceration Rate
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May
18
answered Did Nikita Krushchev's support of Stalin's purges play a part in his removal from office?
May
15
comment United States Incarceration Rate
Well, 2011 is history. Very recent history, but history none the less.
May
15
revised technology wiki excerpt
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May
14
asked Explosive Ordinance Yield Over History
May
14
comment What precipitated the rise of social safety nets in the United States?
This is largely true, although I would note that the Great Depression merely accelerated the trend towards more integration between the citizen and the government. As technology advances there is a natural trend towards specialization and thus individuals are less capable of the same level of "self-sufficiency" as say an American circa 1776 (while capable as a society of producing far more goods, knowledge, and services in higher quality). Given that modern capitalism tends not to acknowledge this, there is often a need for critical support of those who are considered surplus workers.
May
14
suggested approved edit on technology tag wiki excerpt
May
14
wiki created technology excerpt
May
14
accepted Did the Chinese Develop Steam Engines Prior to the 17th Century?
May
14
comment Did the Chinese Develop Steam Engines Prior to the 17th Century?
The Tiangong Kaiwu is apparently the masterwork of Song Yingxing, a Chinese scientist of the late 1587-1666 AD. The Tiangong Kaiwu is a broad technical encyclopedia and the picture listed here is related to Chinese coal mining.
May
11
asked What Was the Legacy of the Diggers?
May
11
asked Did the Chinese Develop Steam Engines Prior to the 17th Century?
May
10
answered How Likely Was a French Alliance with Italy or Japan in World War I?
May
10
revised How Likely Was a French Alliance with Italy or Japan in World War I?
Made title and body more clear. Corrected grammar and spelling errors.
May
8
revised What factors led to the US government issuing nutrition guidelines in 1916?
expanded on a point related to the military interest of enhanced nutritional education
May
8
answered What factors led to the US government issuing nutrition guidelines in 1916?
May
4
comment What was the response of the general Iranian public to the modernization policies of Reza Shah?
@Anixx, I looked over my post and saw that I made a mistake in my wording. I made the edit to point out that it appeared there was obvious winners and losers (from an outside perspective). This may not have been apparent at the time of Reza Shah (and I'm guessing if this was the case it wasn't until the 60's and 70's did these concerns became apparent). Also, from what I can tell most of Reza Shah's attempts to eliminate class differences were similar to the Western techniques for doing so which only addressed trivial surface issues like dress.
May
4
revised What was the response of the general Iranian public to the modernization policies of Reza Shah?
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May
4
comment What was done to improve the safety of jousts after the death of Henry II?
Actually it seems like it might have. Apparently the committee came to the conclusion, "mang it's really not smart to have people charge at each other with sharpened poles, we should probably not do it or something".