A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
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.
Process and effect of planning and designing buildings, both in scientific (as a method of creating constructions) or art (as styles throughout ages) ways.
The academic discipline that studies the economy. Questions using this tag ask about the history of thought concerning the economy, or how state administrators use economics in order to manage the eco…
Questions related to an historical battle, being a single engagement or combat in warfare between two or more armed forces.
a country in Southern Europe, South of Alps, covering all Italian Peninsula.
For questions related to history of farming and breeding animals.
Questions about a series of wars from 1803 to 1815 between the First French Empire and opposing (mostly European) coalitions.
wear for different occasions. This tag is more functional, on the other hand there is the [tag:fashion].
The Age-of-Sail relates to be the period of European naval history between 1650 AD and 1850 AD.
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…
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.
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…
For questions about the 13th-14th century empire that originated in modern-day Mongolia and was founded by Genghis Khan.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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).
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.
For questions regarding the history of more or less scientific methods of healing.
A special kind of clothing to identify people as belonging to a specific group. Possibly military, police, or other govermental units.
Second largest country in the world, located in North America, having boundaries with the United States. The political system is parliamentary democratic monarchy, in personal union with the United Ki…
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…
For questions about the Scandinavian seafaring raiders and traders of the 8th--11th centuries AD, as well as about their home culture.
For questions relating to the migration of people into a country or geographic area.
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-trolle…
An internal state of change within a political unit, organized by a typically popular movement formed with the express intent of overthrowing the established government for said political unit.
For questions about historical kings, queens, princes(ses) and their family.
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).
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…