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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…
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…
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…
communicate between humans in writing or in speech. Also the development of the [technology] used for it. (Consider adding those tags as appropriate.)
For questions about historical practices or events related to non-human animals, including their use by humans, breeding, domestication, hunting, or consumption.
Religion- or law-enforced union between a man and a woman in history.
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.
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.
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…
Refering to the period of 1960 A.D to 1969 A.D in the Gregorian calendar.
Questions related to the means of human communication using signs and symbols representing language or emotions, which can be preserved physically or electronically.
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…
a country in South-Western Asia, bordered from East by Afghanistan and Pakistan, North by Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, and West by Iraq.
able to perform her foreign and interior politics fully without control of any other country. Independent countries recognize one another.
For questions related to fashion, style and their changes in different historic times and territories.
Questions related to the history of medical or botanical abnormal conditions which are not due to injuries, that negatively affect living organisms.
for all methods to measure time. For example, questions about the hourglass, the sundial, and atomic clocks all fit into "Time-keeping"
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…
For questions about words, phrases and definitions specifically used by historians.
For questions about flags and their historical use and design, as well as for similar design uses such as on shields and surplices.
The Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until 22 January 1901.
a time period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization. The Bronze Age is the second principal period of the three-age Stone-…
For questions relating to the study of various aspects of humans within past and present societies.
The geographic landmass consisting of North america, South America, and Central America.
For questions related to new lands discoveries made by Europeans in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries.
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…
Questions about China after the fall of the Han Dynasty (A.D. 220) and prior to the early modern period.