apoorv020
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Why did Nazi soldiers do Hitler's bidding?
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The simple answer (and here I agree with @Evan Harper's comment) is deference to authority and careful planning by Nazis to hide the truth of what they were doing. Deference To Authority The most ...

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Is treason ever successful?
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As I have read many times, the founders of USA were conducting treason. Given that they declared independence, I guess that view can be upheld. They definitely switched sides (to their own, of course)....

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What weapons were manufactured in India by the British forces which were used during world wars?
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The British had gun manufacturing set up in India, see Ordnance Factories Board on wikipedia. In 1940, to combat the growing threat of Japan, a military aircraft manufacturing facility was set up ...

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When and why did Gujarat and Maharashtra separate?
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These two separated in 1960. In 1956, under the States Reorganisation act, most states were reorganized along linguistic lines. However, this act actually consolidated Gujarati and Marathi speaking ...

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What cultures did, or do, perform human sacrifice on a regular basis?
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One example of human sacrifice was a practice called Sati in India. It was a Hindu tradition, mostly restricted to some northern regions of India. Under Sati, a widowed woman would sit on her husband'...

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What do "zones of influence" mean, according to the Treaty of Sevres after WWI?
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"Zones of influence" were primarily a means of dividing land between two or more colonising nations. This enabled these nations to avoid armed conflict while acquiring more colonies. China and ...

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When did polygamy start becoming illegal?
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There are many many facts that would account for monogamy : Gender ratio - The gender ratio at birth is about 1:1. If there is no large scale deaths in males, then polygamy would essentially leave ...

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Is there any history of a government/ruling party refusing to accept a Supreme Court order?
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First Part: In general, all affected parties have a choice of appealing a decision made by a court. From linked article: If, as expected, the PPP and its partners decide not to challenge the ...

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