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Why is the consensus that WW2 started on September 1, 1939 and not July 7, 1937?

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Is there any evidence to support the claim that the United States was "suckered into WW1" by Zionists, made by Benjamin Freedman in his 1961 speech?

132 votes

When did the allies find out about the killing of Jews during WW2

108 votes

Did it take 3 minutes to reload a musket when the second amendment to the US constitution was ratified?

101 votes
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Why did the Germans spare Allied troops trapped at Dunkirk?

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Transatlantic Zeppelin trips usually took > 100 hours. How did they stock enough food, and where did they sleep?

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Was murdering a slave illegal in American slavery, and if so, what punishments were given for it?

81 votes
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Was England called England in the days of King Arthur?

77 votes

Why did the Soviet Union name their strongest bomb Tsar Bomba?

75 votes
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Why was it "acceptable" for Prince Charles to marry a divorced woman, when Edward VIII had to abdicate for marrying divorcee Wallis Simpson?

74 votes

How do historians and linguists know how to pronounce the names from non-phonetic scripts?

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Is the photograph "England’s Revenge in India" real, staged, or fake?

66 votes
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Are there photos/footage of the Titanic sinking?

64 votes
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How did they cook on ancient ships?

57 votes
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Why were Royal Navy ships forbidden to attack the ARA Veinticinco de Mayo in Argentinian waters?

53 votes

Why was the Scout movement so successful?

52 votes
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When did official documentation stop referring to black people as Negros in the States?

52 votes
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Why did the Germans forbid the possession of pet pigeons in Rostov-on-Don in 1941?

51 votes
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Why did the UK allow India to be a republic rather than a democratic parliament under the British Monarch?

49 votes
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Were there any drunk driving laws before the automobile?

48 votes
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Why did the Romans change Europe's language, but the barbarians didn't?

48 votes

When did Canada become truly independent?

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How prevalent were recreational drugs in the ancient world?

47 votes

What ship is this and which military campaign?

47 votes

Why can I visit battlefields, but not battleships?

46 votes
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Why were diamond mining plots 31-foot squares?

45 votes
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Are there records of US slaves who practiced Islam following their import from Africa?

44 votes
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What date does a 1738 British author intend by "soon after the revolution"?

44 votes
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Has there ever been an archbishop or bishop younger than the 16-year-old James of Nicosia?

42 votes
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Why did Lincoln's election prompt the Southern states to secede?

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