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6 votes

Have Moscow and Beijing ever been cities under the same rule?

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Who were the Catholic popes before Francis I who used names not of Latin, Greek or Jewish origin?

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Why did so many Italians emigrate to Argentina?

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Why did Chinese use high tin bronze for swords?

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Why did Catholic church wait for 350 years to accept "Galileo's idea"?

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Contemporary opinions on Caliph Omar's burning of the library of Alexandria?

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Transatlantic Zeppelin Flight Time

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Why have officers in the U.S. Army tended to "top out" at the level of Major?

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Nymphodorus of Syracuse

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When did Harvard give its last entrance exam?

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What is "quarter column"?

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Did Bismarck have any influence on Hitler?

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What repercussions did Agrippina's murder have for Pompeii?

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Were Soviet warships allowed to use the Panama canal?

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After America achieved independence, did George Washington continue to wear a military uniform?

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Are there ancient Greek historians who wrote about Mycenae?

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Was the Byzantine follis larger than the Roman (and why, if yes)?

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What was the reaction of Western Communist Parties to Kruschev's 1956 speech denouncing Stalin?

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Where does the tradition of Christmas gifts comes from?

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Why is Las Vegas located where it is?

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Could senators visit Roman Egypt?

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Did the Founding Fathers of the USA really make a distinction between a Republic and a Democracy (and despised the latter)?

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How common are major cities not built by abundant water?

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Were the (early 17th C) arrivers/colonists to North America (USA) outcasts from European societies?

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What is the single longest Presidential Campaign run in the United States?

14 votes

Why did anti-Chinese riots occur during the Indonesian Reformation of 1998?

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What is the English name for the "Исламский джихад - Джамаат моджахедов" organization?

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"No sane man will dance."? When / where / about-what did Cicero say this?

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Who first coined the name "Wahhabi"?

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What do "roses" represent in the history of Protestant vs Catholic conflict?