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comment When was the American War of Independence first called a 'Revolution'?
Very much so bountyable.
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comment When was the American War of Independence first called a 'Revolution'?
I know that it is naff to celebrate the excellence of an answer in comments but this is an excellent answer. The attention paid to the perspective of the revolutionists themselves makes for its excellence.
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answered When was the American War of Independence first called a 'Revolution'?
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reviewed Leave Closed Did the United States ever impose any trade embargoes on the basis of health related concerns?
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comment Why is there less public attention on the firebombing of Japan compared to its atomic bombing?
Care to explain how history can be "objective" in any sense?
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comment Why is there less public attention on the firebombing of Japan compared to its atomic bombing?
Thanks. Addressed.
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comment Why is there less public attention on the firebombing of Japan compared to its atomic bombing?
Based on Japanese cabinet records, and records of controllers of major sections of the intact Japanese army, neither did the atomic bombings. The more or less "perfect" operational warfare of the Soviet Union in Manchuria terrified the pants off the Japanese elite, particularly the Army elite. This is of course not the "popular," ie the "well-known," narrative. But it seems to be the disciplinary and historiographical conclusion.
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answered Why is there less public attention on the firebombing of Japan compared to its atomic bombing?
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comment Why is there less public attention on the firebombing of Japan compared to its atomic bombing?
History isn't an objective discipline. It is based on the stable reading of subjective text sets. This question is answerable as a public history question. It shows lack of basic research though.
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comment What is an example of nostalgia for the past in a design context in the interwar period?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is a source request.
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comment Why does the rooster symbolise France?
We still don't do source requests. Try the skeptics stack exchange?
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comment Hitler And Nazism - Did Hitler ever express remorse over killing?
What was the psychology or bureaucracy of what are viewed as German atrocities is answerable. This is not.
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comment Why did Emperor Constantine believe he was a instrument of God?
Minor edits for textual clarity added. As the question is now historically answerable I've retracted my close vote.
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reviewed Looks OK When was the last time (if ever) an elector was faithless in US presidential elections?
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comment When was the last time (if ever) an elector was faithless in US presidential elections?
Could you expand with a name of the elector or a source?
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comment Can a source be considered 'primary' if it is not written by an eyewitness and partly based on another source?
As a result of the change in the question (which I consider to be minor) and the bounce back from the hermeneutics stack exchange I'll be providing a different more extensive answer.