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Why was the Ottoman empire not seen as an Arabic empire?

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How did early adopters of the automobile fill up their cars?

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Who was the first Russian in space (not Soviet)?

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Why was language not used to establish dominance throughout England 1066 AD–1360s CE?

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Has a plague ever caused a civilization to collapse?

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What was the economic basis for West Berlin?

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Was German ever an official language in the USSR?

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What was the first major historical event to be photographed?

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What is a "Schwedenschanze" on an 1830's map of Eastern Bavaria?

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What is the oldest road in the world that has been in continuous use?

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Were East Germans more acquiescent to Soviet domination than the rest of Eastern Europe and if so, why?

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Were there any Germans in Japan after the surrender of Germany in May, 1945 and if so, what happened to them?

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Why did France put so many resources into fighting Algeria in comparison to its other former colonial holdings?

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Have there been any efforts by the countries of Europe to restore their monarchies?

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Why do Afro-Caribbeans have English names whereas Indo-Caribbeans still have Indian(ish) names?

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Why did Jews not immigrate to the Muslim world?

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At the end of WWII, were Nazis working on any other super weapon besides V-2?

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How has Chinese GDP as a percentage of world GDP changed over time and why?

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Umar ibn Khattab and Omar as a Western given name

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Were Quintidis holidays in the French Republican calendar?

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Did the division between East and West Germany coincide with cultural boundaries?

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Why wasn't the Free City of Lübeck ever restored?

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Nazi Germany's secret service SD was first called Ic-Dienst, what does "Ic" stand for?

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Could some of the Titanic passengers have climbed on the iceberg to survive?

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What was the highest ever win for a decision in a nationwide *democratic* voting?

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How early did restrictions on hunting start?

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Why didn't Germany attack US ports with U-boats during WW II?

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Ancient Civilization in non-Egyption Africa?

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What caused Yugoslavia to switch sides early in World War II?

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When did Germany begin to store it's gold deposits abroad?