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In 1983, some 5000 Americans invaded what tiny country, in a
campaign that produced more medals than there were soldiers?
Which nation's royal family, the world's oldest, goes back to the
first century BC and Jimmu Tenno?
Founded on just seven hills, what city had, by AD 117, conquered
2.5 million square miles and 50 million people?
The Rubicon is a little river in northwestern Italy. But who
changed Rome forever when he crossed it?
Built between 605 BC and 565 BC, what was the furthest east of the
Seven Wonders of the World?
What Oregon city was named for a Maine city as the result of an
1845 coin toss, in which Francis Pettygrove prevailed over Asa Lovejoy?
Until the idea was rejected at the Seventh Zionist Congress in
1905, the British offered 6000 square miles of which East African colony for a Jewish homeland?
Who built the world's largest contiguous land empire, conquering
nearly 5 million square miles?
Two of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Temple of Artemis at
Ephesus and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, were built in what present-day country?
In 1784, North Carolina tried to sell off its western counties to
pay off debt. The angry locals declared themselves the State of Franklin. Where would you find Franklin
The only major American land victory of the War of 1812 was
actually won 15 days after the war had ended in 1815. What city did Andrew Jackson keep from the British?
When Winston Churchill said, "Never in the field of human conflict
was so much owed by so many to so few," who were the few?
England went to war in 1739 because Robert Jenkins' ear had been
sliced off. Which country was responsible for the slicing?
New England is in the US. New France is now in Canada. But where
was New Holland?
What city's mayor, Fernando Wood, called for it to secede from the
United States in 1861 and become the Free City of Tri-Insula?
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