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pertaining to the American Revolutionary War (1775-1781) and its era, where the 13 North American colonies fought and won independence from Great Britain.
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should be used for questions about someone's words and its context, reasons, origin, authenticity or purpose. It can also be used for the motives behind use of somebody's words by somebody el…
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Education is a process of organized teaching and learning.
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Questions related to an historical battle, being a single engagement or combat in warfare between two or more armed forces.
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Israel refers to the country in the Middle East. The current state of Israel was founded in 1948, but there are some arguments that trace the existence of the state back to BCE time periods.
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Questions about, or related to, the state of California in the United States.
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For questions about books and related artifacts, events, or places such as scrolls, bookshelves, libraries, etc. Questions can be about a specific book or about the broader history of books.
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Italy is a country in Southern Europe, South of Alps, covering all Italian Peninsula.
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The overseas territories held by Spain from the early 16th century. The twilight of the empire is generally considered to be the early 19th century although it did not formally end until 1975 when Spa…
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For questions regarding primary and secondary evidence that allows us to draw conclusions about historical happenings. Use this tag for requests for analysis of specific sources. More general question…
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Of or pertaining to aircraft and or man powered flight.
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The Age-of-Sail relates to be the period of European naval history between 1650 AD and 1850 AD.
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Questions related to the movement of people between two or more distant geographical locations, whether over land, by water or by air, using various means of transportation, and can be for business, p…
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For questions regarding the history of more or less scientific methods of healing.
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Questions about a series of wars from 1803 to 1815 between the First French Empire and opposing (mostly European) coalitions.
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Questions related to a group of works of art made up of words, classified as either poetry or prose, being either fiction or non-fiction, usually written but can also include oral traditions.
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Ancient China refers to the oldest period in Chinese history, prior to unification under the Qin Dynasty (221 B.C.) and the Han Dynasty (206 B.C. – A.D. 220).
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For questions about different systems of measuring time.
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For topics specifically concerning women, female rights, issues, and status.
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Questions related to the history of seagoing vessels, whether military, commercial or exploratory.
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For questions relating to World War 2 in Europe, waged primarily between France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, and their allied nations between 1939 and 1945.
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Use for questions related to the history of money and methods of payment. The tag could be also used for asking for a particular system or currency (e.g. the British pre-decimal system before 1971).
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The process of developing relationships between two or more parties. In relation to nation states, this typically involves the development of networks of embassies established between states to facil…
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Nazism, from German Nazi, as abbreviation of National Sozialismus, is a totalitarian ideology of the German NSDAP party, led by Adolf Hitler. The consequence of adopting this ideology was the World Wa…
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For questions about the nation of Mexico, including its people, history, and politics. Also use this tag for questions about the indigenous cultures and settlers that occupied the same area but predat…
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For questions related to northern part of America, ie. pre-Columbian era, age of Spanish, English and French colonization, to modern day countries of Canada, the United States and Mexico.
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For questions related to history of farming and breeding animals.
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What people used to wear for different occasions. This tag is more functional, on the other hand there is the [fashion] tag.
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A broad term used for the period of cultural history of the Greco-Roman world that lasted from the 8th century BC to the decline of the Roman Empire in the 5th century AD.
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For questions about The Holocaust, the genocide committed by Nazi Germany under the direction of Adolf Hitler. For any other genocide, use the [genocide] tag. This is a sensitive and heavily-troll…
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Questions related to the history of terms used for identification, for people, places, things, concepts, times or ages, events, professions, systems, sciences, or any other real or imaginary items whi…
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For questions about and related to the French Revolution.
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For questions about historical kings, queens, princes(ses) and their family.
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Refers to activity that violates a society's or international body's established legal codes. Such activity typically violates the community's social mores, and is undertaken in both opportunistic an…
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The land and people in southwestern Asia from the ancient Achaemenid Empire (550–330 BC) to the modern nation state of Iran, prior to 1935
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Prehistory is the span of time of before written history. It often refers to the period of human existence, but in broader terms also includes all time preceding this.
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