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Were regular citizens of the Republic of Venice permitted to own and carry arms/weapons?

There is at least some evidence that carrying of arms in Venice was legally restricted during the oligarchic period from around 1300 to the 1600s. Reference: Carew Hazlitt, The Venetian Republic, 2 ...
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Were repeating rifles pitted often against breach-loaders in American Civil War battles and what happened?

Yes and No. You may need to specify what you're talking about - virtually all weapons in the civil war used cartridges, be them paper cartridges for rifle-muskets and percussion carbines, or metallic ...
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