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Is there any instance of part of a country successfully seceding and then unifying with a neighbouring country in the last century?

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Did any ancient polytheistic religion hold that theirs was the only pantheon? [closed]

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When did horseback riding start? Are Doosheh cave petroglyphs authentic and correctly dated?

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What German torpedo problem was discovered in 1942?

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How did the First Emperor of Qin "burn the books" prior to the invention of paper?

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Who are these "Millennial Folk" being referred to?

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What is the purpose of the iron structures seen on the sides of many WW2 flak towers?

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What is the evidence that Galerius raised Severus II to the rank of Augustus?

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What was a "census" (some sort of compensation) in early medieval Europe?

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Were these two racist quotes written by Marx?

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Can anybody identify this 1900-1933 uniform (possibly German)

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Why did the Targowica Confederation not realise its armed opposition to the May Constitution of 1791 would result in the entire annexation of Poland?

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Could the "Taffy" Groups have been reinforced by air during the battle of Leyte Gulf?

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Was there an Act of Oblivion in 1686 for those involved in the Monmouth Rebellion 1685?

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What was "primitive labor rent" or "mains mortales"?

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Did the Europeans benefit economically from the scramble for Africa?

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Is this cairn/mound-like structure in Germany real or imagined?

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How, exactly, was 30% of Russia's industrial capacity distributed "in and around Moscow" in 1941?

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Did people living in Stockholm, Sweden in the late 1700s (18th century) really have to fetch their mail manually?

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Marriage for executioners in Medieval times

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Did European elites train natives from colonial lands to help spread western values?

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What was the Western involvement in Finland's deal with the Soviets to be neutral?

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Who is the "celebrated author" of this quote?

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Has the USA ever sanctioned Israel? [closed]

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How many times in history has a government completely "moulded to its own shape the physical character of the people"? [closed]

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Why did three states delay ratification of US fifth amendment?

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Was the unemployment rate in the Nazi regime lower than the Weimar Republic?

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Which is the oldest of all Hindu Puranas? [closed]

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What was the process to join the army in WW2 England?

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Was the quality of Roman armor really worse than the armor of knights of the XII-XIV centuries?

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What kind of building materials did Cavendish use in determining the density of the earth?

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What is the nature of the Hyksos territory in Transjordan and northern Arabia depicted on these maps?

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How did Scipio Africanus recruit his army for Zama?

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Which Roman writer wrote this passage?

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What was at the start of Early Roman codices?

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Which specific equipment did Italian submarines lack for Atlantic?

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What is the (secular) history of Samaria?

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Did Deng Xiaoping really break his leg playing billiards?

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How culturally different were the small German states within the late HRE? [closed]

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When and how did Britons' (and offshoots like Americans) aversion to eating some parts of animals/fish (e.g. head/organs/blood/feet) begin?

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During the Indian removal were native Americans fed rotten food and taken through diseased areas?

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Who was the sitter for John Everett Millais's painting "The Somnambulist"?

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What led Chiang Kai-shek to do a U-turn against the Japanese?

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Sources for tracking a ship in the 1840s

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How accurate is this meme about the deaths of Roman emperors? [closed]

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Do the Federalist papers ever mention the Native Americans in any substantative way?


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