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Why did Native Americans die from European diseases while Europeans didn't catch serious diseases from the New World?

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Was slavery really on the way out in the antebellum USA?

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How did people deal with ice on the roads during the horse-and-buggy era?

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Is there any documented criticism of the brutality of the Colosseum from citizens at the time?

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Was Islam really responsible for the Italian Renaissance?

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How was titanium transported from Soviet Union to Area 51 for Oxcart?

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Has anyone ever named a war after their own country or faction?

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Why did Europe not see Roman-era numbers of men participating in battles until the 17th century?

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Was violent or nonviolent protest more effective in the context of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement?

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How many people in the US starved to death during the Great Depression?

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Why are there no photorealistic paintings from the old days?

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Did the 'founding fathers' of the United States see Oliver Cromwell as a role model?

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When did covered wagons disappear from America?

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Why did John Ganson vote contradictorily on the 13th Amendment?

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To what extent was prohibition supported by the American public?

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How severe were the casualties in ancient/medieval battles?

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Why did textile mill owners during the industrial revolution keep their factory windows closed?

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When were country of origin labels (e.g. Made in France) introduced?

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Did the aborigines of Australia and the Maoris in New Zealand know about each other's existence, before the Europeans came?

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What is the longest effective range artillery weapon ever built?

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What were shoe soles made from in previous ages?

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What effect did the Mafia have during World War 2?

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Why did Abraham Lincoln choose Andrew Johnson as a vice presidential running mate?

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What was lost when the British burned the White House in 1814?

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Jewish Slave Owners in the United States

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What percentage of men, ages 18 to 35, from the northern states served in the Union Army?

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Before the Land Bridge Theory, how was human presence in the Americas explained?

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How did ululation originate and spread?

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How common was it for people to live 80+ years in the 17th century?

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Did American slave holders typically give their slaves the names of Roman nobility?

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