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63 votes
12 answers
17k views

Have there been any countries that voted themselves out of existence?

36 votes
2 answers
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Has there been a naval battle where a boarding attempt backfired?

22 votes
2 answers
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Why didn't the British consider the USS President's attempted flight as a fake surrender?

20 votes
4 answers
5k views

How were the West Berlin air corridors negotiated?

16 votes
9 answers
8k views

Were there often intra-USSR wars? If not, why not?

11 votes
5 answers
4k views

What's the difference between Kosovo's & the Confederate States of America's declaration of independence?

11 votes
5 answers
2k views

How is progress in history made?

11 votes
4 answers
1k views

When and why did it become frowned upon to win a siege by starvation?

10 votes
6 answers
5k views

Has there ever been an election where the two biggest parties form a coalition to govern?

9 votes
2 answers
1k views

Has there ever been a society that viewed prostitution as a prestigious vocation?

7 votes
7 answers
909 views

How did Western leaders justify NATO's eastwards expansion after promising the Soviet leadership it won't happen?

6 votes
1 answer
753 views

Who are the three people in the Twilight Struggle card "Red Scare / Purge"?

5 votes
2 answers
543 views

How do we know who ancient sculptures depict?

5 votes
5 answers
1k views

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

4 votes
1 answer
710 views

How did early colonial Australia deal with its gender imbalance?

4 votes
7 answers
1k views

Have there been any great female military commanders?

4 votes
3 answers
1k views

Why weren't colonies accepted as part of their colonizing countries?

4 votes
1 answer
387 views

Has there been a soldier who refused a direct illegal order and was not prosecuted for insubordination (post-1945)?

3 votes
0 answers
168 views

Was it inappropriate in 19th century Canada to wear flowers in a hat to church?

3 votes
2 answers
602 views

Why is Jackson's valley campaign considered a Confederate victory?

2 votes
3 answers
361 views

Were there any natural disasters that decisively changed the result of a later election by killing the electorate of one side?

2 votes
0 answers
160 views

How did the Eastern & Western halves of the Confederacy communicate with each other after the fall of Vicksburg?

2 votes
0 answers
190 views

Who treated Hitler when he was wounded in World War 1?

2 votes
1 answer
352 views

In this letter from the English Civil War, what does THO stand for?

1 vote
1 answer
296 views

Has there ever been a great power that offered a major concession to a non-great power from a position of strength?

1 vote
0 answers
94 views

Has there ever been non-electoral political decisions made via coin toss?

1 vote
2 answers
561 views

Why did Napoleon divide his army during the retreat from Smolensk?

1 vote
1 answer
245 views

Why is it the Irish border such a sticking point in Brexit talks? [closed]

-2 votes
2 answers
189 views

Has there ever been a civilization that had no human enemies? [closed]

-5 votes
5 answers
593 views

Has there been a war in which the South conquered the North?