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8 votes

Did Imperial Japan persecute Slavic people, as European fascists did?

9 votes

Why did China begin persecuting Falun Gong after tolerating the movement for nearly a decade?

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During the Míng Dynasty could local authorities make laws?

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Why does Ngram show an extreme spike in use of "LOL" in mid 1600s?

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Why did the Japanese withdraw from Siberia in 1922?

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What were Chiang Kai-shek's biggest strategic blunders during the Second Sino-Japanese war?

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Why is Russian far east less populated than Chinese north east regions?

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Why is the Jewel Voice Broadcast called that?

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Why didn't Japan attack communist China in WW2?

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What really happen to 100k people in Changban?

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Why didn't the Persians create good infantry units?

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Who is the first person in the 17th century to describe themselves as a "white" person and who invented the term "white race"?

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How is progress in history made?

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How did people react to these WWI posters with their 'brutal messages'?

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When did keeping convicts in Australia become unprofitable?

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Why were blackletter typefaces abolished in Germany?

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Historic leisure activities (especially the elderly)

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Scholar-farmer-artisan-merchant social ordering in ancient/medieval China

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Why did LBJ, a staunch segregationist, champion and sign the 1964 Civil Rights Bill?

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During World War II, were there any parts of the Japanese overseas empire that was capable of local re-supply?

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"You Are Now Entering the X Sector"

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Why didn’t the Chinese leave troops behind in North Korea after the Korean War?

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Couldn't an army of archers easily defeat Macedonian style phalanxes?

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Was anyone blamed for Japan's defeat at Tai'erzhuang?

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Were there documented battles of opposing air aces in World War II?

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Why would Japanese people be in China during the 1920s?

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What is the earliest known "one arrow is easily broken but a bundle of arrows is not" story?

3 votes

Were diaries more commonly kept in the past?

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What made the generation-switch hard in Soviet Union?

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How economically profitable for Nazi Germany were the occupied countries in Western Europe?