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For questions about the Scandinavian seafaring raiders and traders of the 8th--11th centuries AD, as well as about their home culture.
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Elections are 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…
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Questions about the history of nuclear weapons.
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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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The Early Modern period is 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 …
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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.
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The 16th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1501 to December 31, 1600 in the Gregorian calendar.
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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…
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For questions relating to the migration of people into a country or geographic area.
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A president is a head of republican state. The term can also refer to leader of organization, institution or community.
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The Early Medieval Period of European history lasted from the 5th century to the 10th century.
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Cultural epoch in Europe, covering 15th and 16th centuries, between Medieval and Baroque.
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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 …
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The deployment, martialing and maneuver of low-level units to achieve military advantage.
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Questions about China after the fall of the Han Dynasty (A.D. 220) and prior to the early modern period.
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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
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The questions concerning modern-day Egypt and its history from 7th century AD to present. For questions about ancient Egypt, use the [ancient-egypt] tag instead.
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Questions pertaining to a series of military campaigns sanctioned by the Pope in an effort to restore Christian control of the Holy Lands. These campaigns were spread out over a period dating from aro…
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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.
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Numismatics is, according to Wikipedia, the study or collection of currency, including coins, tokens, paper money, and related objects. It pertains to the auxiliary (or ancillary) sciences of history,…
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The religious texts of Israeli origin, considered in whole by Christianity and in part (the Old Testament) by Judaism as holy.
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The 15th century began on January 1, 1401, and ended on December 31, 1500.
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Questions related to the history of world religions in general, extant or extinct, or related to the specific history of a given religion.
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Questions related to the means of human communication using signs and symbols representing language or emotions, which can be preserved physically or electronically.
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For questions related to fashion, style and their changes in different historic times and territories.
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For questions relating to maps, incl. specific maps, how these were made, and their purpose.
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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…
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for history from 1945 to the present.
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Questions about the history of the central European country of Austria
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For questions seeking guidance on how to research a particular historical topic
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Refers to objects which are 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…
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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.
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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.
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Questions related to the history of medical or botanical abnormal conditions which are not due to injuries, that negatively affect living organisms.
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Questions about the transition to new manufacturing processes and technologies that occurred in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
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For questions about characteristics of a population.
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