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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.
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…
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.
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…
Questions about the German empire from 18 January 1871, to 1918.
The period of history roughly from the 15th century to the mid 20th century
Questions related to the history of a specific category of armored fighting vehicles, being primarily for offensive capability, usually tracked, with an optimum balance of armor, maneuverability and f…
For questions related to fashion, style and their changes in different historic times and territories.
For questions related to last moments of someone's life.
For questions about historical practices or events related to non-human animals, including their use by humans, breeding, domestication, hunting, or consumption.
able to perform her foreign and interior politics fully without control of any other country. Independent countries recognize one another.
For questions related to new lands discoveries made by Europeans in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries.
Questions related to the history of medical or botanical abnormal conditions which are not due to injuries, that negatively affect living organisms.
Questions related to the subjective stratification of society into different groups according to economic, political, social and cultural status or classifications, the most common in modern Western c…
An island on the Atlantic, in western Europe, divided by the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. The questions may refer to both the island itself and Ireland as a country.
a class of people who hold titles, generally of a hereditary nature.
Common name of two wars in Vietnam beginning in 1955 as independence revolt in French Indochina, then after partition of the country between South Vietnam and her allies (mostly United States) and Nor…
The Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until 22 January 1901.
Religion- or law-enforced union between a man and a woman in history.
a country in South-Western Asia, bordered from East by Afghanistan and Pakistan, North by Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, and West by Iraq.
Civilizations refers to a means to organize groups of people around common: culture, race, ethnicity, language, religion, national boundaries, etc. The organizing principles are not concrete. Questio…
For questions relating to voyages of exploration, whether on land, sea, or space.
Questions about Napoleon Bonaparte (AKA Napoleon I), Emperor of the French May 18, 1804 – April 11, 1814 and March 20, 1815 – June 22, 1815.
For questions about flags and their historical use and design, as well as for similar design uses such as on shields and surplices.
Questions related to the history of the number of people inhabiting a given area, usually defined by geographical or political boundaries. The term can also be used in defining the number of items in …
The northern most countries of Africa that are differentiated from the rest of Africa which lies south of the Sahara desert (those southern countries are also known as sub-Saharan). The UN classifies…
The geographic landmass consisting of North america, South America, and Central America.
For questions about the history of music, including its evolution, major events, famous composers and musicians, and growth as an industry. Questions about music theory or other non-historical aspects…
a blade weapon used primarily for cutting or thrusting.
Refering to the period of 1960 A.D to 1969 A.D in the Gregorian calendar.
For questions on the history of sex and sexuality, for example attitudes towards sex, practices, treatment of sexual orientations, etc.
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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for questions relating to Pakistan, a modern state in South Asia created in 1947 from British India.