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Why did people have so many children in Victorian times?

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How did archers judge distance before range finders?

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Why bother attacking castles at all? Why not go around?

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How would a king's servants prove that they are on a task given by the king?

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How did the American Civil War help the U.S economy recover from the Panic of 1857 given that civil wars are extremely destructive?

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Why is AD in Latin and BC is in English?

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Did people in China resort to cannibalism during the reign of Mao?

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How did the Roman state verify citizenship?

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What are these historical references (from a novel)?

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Did Edith Wilson influence the passage of the 19th Amendment?

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Has a state ever "attacked" another one by printing fake money?

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Why did Loyalists go to Canada during the American Revolution

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Were there any high-ranking female soldiers during the Middle ages?

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Why didn't the Moroccans try to explore and conquer the New World?

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During World War I, why were church bells stopped until the war was over?

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Did Vikings use of water bowls in this unhygenic way?

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When and how did people begin to consider slavery immoral?

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How is serfdom related to slavery?

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Did all the the -stan sovereign state names appear synchronously?

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Is it correct to say that primary sources only exist in 'historical times', not in 'pre-history'?

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How did the gold of the new world cause the Spanish Empire to collapse?

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What strategic value did Christianity hold for Constantine that made him convert to Christianity?

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Did the Romans know about China?

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Did early imperial China have a "uniform, multilevel administrative bureaucracy" that the Romans did not?

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What was the church's attitude to "magic" prior to the 15th century?

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Who were the four US Federal Deputy Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges?

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Did Louis XIV actually say "The State? I am the State."? Could he have said it?

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Any precedents of U.S. presidents having served in other government roles after the ends of their terms?

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What was the need to call the Estates-General of 1789?

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Were religious people in the 13 colonies more likely to be loyalists?

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