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When was unleaded gasoline introduced in California?

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Why did sailing ships so often employ Chinese cooks?

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Why didn't the Cathars speak a language influenced by the East?

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Were there any developed countries that became "undeveloped" for reasons other than war?

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Are views in Thailand on Axis powers influenced by colonization?

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How did himuros operate for storing and transporting ice in Heian Japan?

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What was the nature of Yasir Arafat's difficulties in Arabic?

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How did the US Thanksgiving holiday become associated with the Plymouth harvest festival of 1621?

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How was the 1849 "Proclamation to the People of California" announcing the formation of a Constitution communicated to the people?

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How useful are mythological king lists and geneologies for historians?

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Did war bonds have better investment alternatives during WWII?

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What did Alexander Hamilton write about Aaron Burr's daughter?

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What was the value of the spice trade during the age of exploration?

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Did the 49 star USA flag see significant adoption by the American public?

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What caused the increase in world population rate around 1700's?

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Why were (are) food tasters human?

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Why were slave owners even offered compensation via the 1837 Act if they'd lost the power in parliament to stop abolition in 1833?

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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 Portugal and Spain's primary export which sparked their trade with Africa in the early 15th century?

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What is the first recorded contact with Taiwan by Europeans?

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How did the Austro-Hungarian Compromise (1867) solve Austria's insolvency and economic issues?

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is there a connection between the British slate roofs and slate roofs found in the Himalayan State of India ( Uttarakhand)

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What were the criteria for class ranking at West Point prior to the Civil War?

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Why has the Congo ended up French-speaking but not Flemish-speaking?

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Is there any historical evidence for a co-regency of Tiberius and Augustus?

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Was anyone a notable participant in both the American Revolution and the Latin American Wars of Independence (as a liberator)?

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Why wouldn't the South make salt from seawater during the American Civil War?

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What did ancient Romans wear when sleeping?

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What is under the Great Sphinx of Giza?

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How did the Mesopotamian clay tokens known as bulla actually work to maintain authenticity?

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