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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 [tag:ancient-egypt] 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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The 15th century began on January 1, 1401, and ended on December 31, 1500.
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The deployment, martialing and maneuver of low-level units to achieve military advantage.
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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 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 16th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1501 to December 31, 1600 in the Gregorian calendar.
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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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a head of republican state. The term can also refer to leader of organization, institution or community.
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For questions about characteristics of a population.
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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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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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Cultural epoch in Europe, covering 15th and 16th centuries, between Medieval and Baroque.
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A document or documents which set the fundamental principles and rules to which a state, or organisation agrees to govern itself.
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The Early Medieval Period of European history lasted from the 5th century to the 10th century.
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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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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 land and people in southwestern Asia from the ancient Sassanian empire to the modern nation state of Iran, prior to 1935
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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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The Holy Roman Empire existed from 962 to 1806 on the territory of present-day Germany and a number of its neighboring countries.
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a drawing depicting terrain.
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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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Questions about the history of the central European country of Austria
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Questions about the history of nuclear weapons.
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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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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…
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Questions about the German empire from 18 January 1871, to 1918.
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Questions about Napoleon Bonaparte (AKA Napoleon I), Emperor of the French May 18, 1804 – April 11, 1814 and March 20, 1815 – June 22, 1815.
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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…
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moving and fighting on horseback. In some areas other animals were used, like camels in Arabia. The modern cavalry units are equipped in helicopters.
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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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The period of history roughly from the 15th century to the mid 20th century
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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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For questions specific to the history of mathematics, the abstract study of topics encompassing quantity, structure, space, change, and other properties. General questions about mathematics are off-to…
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For questions related to last moments of someone's life.