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What did Canadians use to pay for goods or services between 1871 and 1935?

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What is the earliest known historical reference to Tutankhamun?

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What exactly was East Prussia between 1933 and 1945? Was it part of a larger government, and which one?

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Does anyone recognize the identity and location of this octagonal structure?

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Why did the Chicago Sanitary and Shipping Canal take a much longer route to the Des Plaines River?

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Were there any well-established land trade routes in the US colonies around 1700? What did they look like?

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When was the last time when there was no electrical lighting switched on on the earth?

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Are there any examples of overpopulation?

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When was the last time the US had the highest GDP per capita?

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Why is Killiniq island divided between Nunavut and Labrador?

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When was the last time that a personal union of thrones led to an effective integration of the nations?

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How did the United Kingdom government come to be responsible for defence of the Channel Islands?

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When did streets get names?

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When was the first confirmed circumnavigation of Africa?

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In the election of 1800, why did Burr end up with as many electoral votes as Jefferson, rather than one fewer?

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What is the corruption that John Winthrop mentions in "Reasons for the Plantation in New England" (1628)

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When did inadequate or inaccurate maps produce important historical consequences?

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When were marching bands last used in warfare?

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Was the title "Democratic-Republican" really used?

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Did the Babylonian priesthood flee to Pergamum?

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Was Ford the only person who became a US president without winning an election?

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How did people in Athens 500 BCE refer to Homer's era?

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How was George III able to appoint William Pitt as his Prime Minister?

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Is Attila The Hun's Throne actually located in The Veneto?

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Has any national leader ever climbed as far as fast as Ulysses S Grant?

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Why was George Washington called Chief Magistrate?

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Is Dual alliance, Entente Cordiale in this context?

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When did the United Kingdom become "United" rather than merely united? (I.e., that word became part of its name.)

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Which lover of a Russian Empress obtained the highest rank?

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Who is the most recent (non Bush) father son pair who have invaded the Middle East?