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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…
The 16th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1501 to December 31, 1600 in the Gregorian calendar.
For questions about historical kings, queens, princes(ses) and their family.
The questions concerning modern-day Egypt and its history from 7th century AD to present. For questions about ancient Egypt, use [tag:ancient-egypt] instead.
The deployment, martialing and maneuver of low-level units to achieve military advantage.
Cultural epoch in Europe, covering 15th and 16th centuries, between Medieval and Baroque.
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.
the process by which a populace elects their political leaders. Elections are typically only utilized in democratic nations with some exceptions. Elections come in multiple different for…
The 15th century began on January 1, 1401, and ended on December 31, 1500.
generally considered to start at the Renaissance and discovery of the New World (circa 1500) and end around the Age of Revolutions (circa 1800). It is the first part of the …
the use of reason in understanding such things like the nature of the real world and existence, the use and limits of knowledge, and the principles of moral judgment
a head of republican state. The term can also refer to leader of organization, institution or community.
The Early Medieval Period of European history lasted from the 5th century to the 10th century.
For questions about Joseph Stalin, the leader of the U.S.S.R. from 1922 to 1952 and a leading figure in the Bolshevik Revolution.
The religious texts of Israeli origin, considered in whole by Christianity and in part (the Old Testament) by Judaism as holy.
both the continent, and the country by the same name. Questions related to Australia may concern the inhabitants of the continent, European contact with the continent, the continent, or t…
Questions about the transition to new manufacturing processes and technologies that occurred in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Science describing Earth and in wider understanding also other planets and moons. The other meaning refers to specific climate and terrain properties in particular place.
The Holy Roman Empire existed from 962 to 1806 on the territory of present-day Germany and a number of its neighboring countries.
Racism might relate to either: 1. The belief that all members of each race possess characteristics, abilities, or qualities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or …
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…
For questions seeking guidance on how to research a particular historical topic
A document or documents which set the fundamental principles and rules to which a state, or organisation agrees to govern itself.
The land and people in southwestern Asia from the ancient Sassanian empire to the modern nation state of Iran, prior to 1935
backed by a reputable source (usually a state actor) and used in lieu of barter to trade for goods and services. Originally currency was produced by containing a set amount…
A continent, east of Europe and Africa, separated from Europe by the Ural Mountains in the North, and the Straits of Dardanelles in the south, and separated from Africa by the Suez Canal.
Country in Asia Minor, with a small part in Europe, a successor of the Ottoman Empire. Populated by ca. 75 million people (mostly Muslims), having Ankara as her capital and Istanbul as the largest cit…
From the Greek "rule of the many", describes some form of popular representation in the governance of a political or economic unit such as a nation state or a corporation. Democracy ranges from the m…
Questions about the German empire from 18 January 1871, to 1918.
moving and fighting on horseback. In some areas other animals were used, like camels in Arabia. The modern cavalry units are equipped in helicopters.
The period of history roughly from the 15th century to the mid 20th century