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Jul
21
reviewed Needs Improvement Time it takes to build siege engines
Jul
21
reviewed Satisfactory Where was the furthest extent of Arabian trade explorations?
Jul
19
awarded  Nice Answer
May
31
awarded  Yearling
May
14
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Why is Dravidian history ignored?
May
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How big was the percentage of white people in the USA who were not against granting the blacks equal rights?
Apr
29
reviewed Approve suggested edit on napoleon tag wiki excerpt
Apr
29
reviewed Approve suggested edit on napoleonic-wars tag wiki excerpt
Apr
20
comment Did most colleges in the United have semesters that began in September and ended in January during the 1890s?
Every school sets up its own calendar, but for what it's worth, Cornell's fall semester ran September to January until 1965. I'm sure they weren't the only one.
Apr
16
comment When did retailers stop wrapping purchases in paper and twine?
They still do in Japan.
Mar
28
comment Historically, have African nations had a higher proportion of coups than nations on other continents?
As written, you are asking whether the media are creating a perception of instability in Africa. Is that what you intended to ask? As to why West Africa has seen so many coups, the linked article goes into the main theories.
Mar
23
comment Are there ways to measure “how much power did ”Russia“ lose when the Soviet Union broke up?”
Power can't be compared across time without hefty assumption and extrapolation; the world is constantly changing, and the Soviet Union would have been changing as well. Russia may be "weaker" in some relative terms (e.g. share of global GDP, men under arms), but so are the United States and Europe, with the rise of China and the other emerging economies, even though they are stronger in some other terms. And once you invent a mechanism for the USSR to remain intact, you venture into alternative history.
Mar
23
answered Have Moscow and Beijing ever been cities under the same rule?
Mar
18
awarded  Custodian
Mar
16
comment Who were the Catholic popes before Francis I who used names not of Latin, Greek or Jewish origin?
@mh01 She'll make the Castel run in less than 12 piedi. And yes, I know the pied is a unit of distance.
Mar
15
answered Who were the Catholic popes before Francis I who used names not of Latin, Greek or Jewish origin?
Mar
14
answered Why did so many Italians emigrate to Argentina?
Mar
11
answered Why did Chinese use high tin bronze for swords?
Mar
11
comment Why did Chinese use high tin bronze for swords?
Copper and tin ores are not generally found together in nature, and a doubling of the proportion of a primary component of an alloy can hardly be attributed to contamination.
Mar
10
answered Why did Catholic chruch wait for 350 years to accept “Galileo's idea”?