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1 what led to the downfall of the chewzi empire
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2 Who was the first king of Bunyo Kingdom
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3 In 1986 the prime minister of which European country was assassinated on his way home from the cinema with his wife?
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4 Greek civilization was flourished in the year ________ ?
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5 Which was the Napoleon last battle in which he was captured and exiled to St Helena?
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6 Nearly how many years did it take Sir Francis Drake to complete the first circumnavigation of the globe in 1580?
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7 In which year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?
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8 What was the effect of the explores to the people of Africa.
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9 In which year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?
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10 Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI created which principality in 1719?
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11 Which book was published in London on April 25th, 1719?
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12 Who founded the Salvation Army in London, 1865?
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13 The first day of which battle was the worst day in the history of the British Army, which suffered 60,000 casualties?
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14 Who became president after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln?
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15 Which Egyptian president ordered the seizure of the Suez Canal in 1956?
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16 In which year was the death of Queen Elizabeth I?
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17 Which is the oldest University in the USA?
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18 Who commanded the British Expeditionary Force in World War One? Field Marshal Douglas Haig
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19 Which country did Britain fight in the War of Jenkins’s Ear?
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20 What was the better known name of Charles I, the King of the Franks, who united most of Western Europe during the Middle Ages?
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21 What was the name of the pandemic which killed over 1% of the world’s population in 1918?
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22 What was the name of Charles Lindbergh’s plane in which he completed the first non-stop solo trans-Atlantic flight?
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23 Who led a band of abolitionists that seized the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October 1859?
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24 Describe THE MIGRATION OF THE PLAIN NILOTES
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25 Name 4 parastatals organizations in Kenya that fall under the ministry of transport and communication
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26 Identify the cause of division within opposition political party in Kenya since 1992.
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27 Discuss the Colonial policy towards industrialisation
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28 What is industrialization?
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29 Explain why Kenya did not experience full fledged civil war.
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30 Discuss the politics of Kenyatta era
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31 Discuss the politics of Kibaki's era.
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32 Discuss the class alliance and colonial political power in Kenya
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33 Discuss the creation, structure and achievements of constituency development fund
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34 What were the contributions of the Uganda railway in East Africa?
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35 Critically analyze Kenya's historical geography.
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36 State the important aspects of Darwin theory
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37 Outline the causes of the Maji Maji rebellion
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38 Describe the Origin of the Bachwezi and their contribution to where they settled.
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39 What was the effects of slave trade in east africa
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40 Who is the Current king of Rwezururu in Uganda and whom did he replace and in which year?
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41 Which Countries Border South Africa?
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42 Where Is South Africa’s Capital?
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43 How Many People Live In South Africa?
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44 What Currency Is Used in South Africa?
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45 Does South Africa Have Good Internet Connectivity?
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46 How Many Provinces Are There in South Africa?
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47 How Many Languages Are Spoken In South Africa?
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48 What Is The National Symbol Of South Africa?
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49 Does South Africa Have More Than One Airport?
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50 what were the effects of the Uganda railway?
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51 Effects of Missionary activities in Africa
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52 WHY DID THE BRITISH APPLY INDIRECT RULE IN EITHER NIGERIA OR UGANDA?
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53 What were the effects of the Maji. Maji uprising?
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54 Discuss the Causes and effects of human migration
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55 Give five reasons, which led to the migration of the Cushites into Kenya before 1800
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56 Describe the economic activities of the Cushites in the pre - colonial period
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57 State five results of the settlement of the Gikuyu in the Mount Kenya Region during the pre colonial period
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58 Describe the political organization of the Agikuyu during the precolonial period
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59 State five economic activities of the Kalenjin during the pre-colonial period
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60 Brief Political History of Uganda
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61 HISTORY OF UGANDA
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62 HISTORY OF UGANDA
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63 Who lead Uganda to independence
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64 In 1986 the prime minister of which European country was assassinated on his way home from the cinema with his wife? Sweden (Olof Palme)
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65 Who was the first Windsor monarch of the UK?
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66 Which battle of 1571 marked the end of the Ottoman naval supremacy in the Mediterranean?
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67 Nearly how many years did it take Sir Francis Drake to complete the first circumnavigation of the globe in 1580?
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68 Name the most famous battle of 1346?
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69 In 1979 which English art historian was exposed as a one-time Soviet spy and stripped of his knighthood?
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70 In 1816 which US state was admitted to the Union as the 20th state?
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71 In which year did the demolition of the Berlin Wall begin?
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72 Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI created which principality in 1719?
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73 Saloth Sar, born 19 May 1925, is better known by what name?
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74 What tax was introduced in England and Wales in 1696 and repealed in 1851?
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75 Which book was published in London on April 25th, 1719?
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76 Who founded the Salvation Army in London, 1865?
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77 Who designed Regent’s Park in London in 1811?
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78 Southern Rhodesia became what country in 1980?
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79 The first day of which battle was the worst day in the history of the British Army, which suffered 60,000 casualties?
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80 Who became president after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln?
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81 Which Egyptian president ordered the seizure of the Suez Canal in 1956?
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82 Which city is normally accepted as being the ancient capital of Wessex?
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83 In which year was the death of Queen Elizabeth I?
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84 In 1297, at which battle did William Wallace defeat the English?
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85 Who discovered the vaccination against smallpox in 1796?
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86 Which is the oldest University in the USA?
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87 Who was the cult leader of the Waco Siege in 1993?
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88 Who was the cult leader of the Waco Siege in 1993?
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89 Name the second largest city in Britain during the Black Death?
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90 . In which war was The Battle of Agincourt?
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91 Which English scholar, well known for his translation of the Bible into English, was executed in Antwerp in 1536?
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92 Which country was first to operate an old age pension scheme?
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93 The Battle of Rorke’s Drift in 1879 featured in which war?
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94 In which European city did composer Richard Wagner die in 1883?
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95 What nationality was Karl Marx?
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96 What’s the better known name given to the Great Rising of 1381?
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97 The loss of Calais was during which queen’s reign?
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98 What song, popular in the First World War, was written by George and Felix Powell?
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99 . In which year did the Titanic sink?
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100 What Apollo 13 astronaut contacted Mission Control with the words, “Houston, we’ve had a problem here..” ?
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101 Who commanded the British Expeditionary Force in World War One?
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102 What Apollo 13 astronaut contacted Mission Control with the words, “Houston, we’ve had a problem here..” ?
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103 Which country did Britain fight in the War of Jenkins’s Ear?
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104 What was the better known name of Charles I, the King of the Franks, who united most of Western Europe during the Middle Ages?
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105 What was the name of the pandemic which killed over 1% of the world’s population in 1918?
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106 What was the name of Charles Lindbergh’s plane in which he completed the first non-stop solo trans-Atlantic flight?
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107 Which comic strip animal devised by Otto Mesmer first appeared in 1931?
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108 What was the largest naval battle of the First World War?
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109 In which year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?
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110 Omdurman, as in the Battle of Omdurman, is today a suburb of which African city?
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111 In which military campaign did Lewis Halliday and Basil Guy win Victoria Crosses in 1900?
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112 In which year was the Wall Street Crash?
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113 The Battle of Balaclava is a famous battle in which war?
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114 In which French city was Joan of Arc put to death?
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115 Who was the last British monarch of the House of Hanover?
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116 In which century was The Black Death?
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117 Who invented the thermometer in 1593?
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118 Which Wild West legend was born Henry McCarty?
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119 Who was UK Labour cabinet minister and social reformer Frank Pakenham better known as?
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120 Who led a band of abolitionists that seized the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October 1859?
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121 Who led a band of abolitionists that seized the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October 1859?
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122 Name the second wife of Henry VIII?
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123 In which century did Italian friar Thomas Aquinas live?
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124 Who was the last British Viceroy of India?
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125 Who was the ruler of the USSR from 1917-22?
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126 Who was the ruler of the USSR from 1917-22?
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127 The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) were fought between which two houses of England?
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128 In which year did the UK hand over Hong Kong sovereignty to China?
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129 Which English philosopher, regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers, was known as the Father of Classical Liberalism?
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130 In which decade did compulsory driving testing begin?
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131 Which German city endured the worst bombing of World War Two in February 1945?
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132 Robert Curthose was the son of which king?
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133 Who was king before Queen Victoria?
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134 What was discovered in 1799 by Pierre-François Bouchard, a Napoleonic soldier?
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135 Which castle in Gloucestershire is believed to be the scene of the murder of King Edward II in 1327?
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136 Who was the last British monarch of the House of Hanover?
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137 Portuguese-born navigator was the first European to cross the Pacific Ocean?
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138 Which historical figure is widely regarded as the greatest of all the Anglo-Saxon scholars?
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139 What disease killed thousands of people in Glasgow in 1832?
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140 Which Empire declared war on Russia in October 1853, suffering a defeat that gave Russia control of the Black Sea?
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141 Which Roman road stretched 220 miles from Exeter to Lincoln?
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142 Which king met with the rebels of the Peasant’s Revolt at Smithfield in 1381?
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143 Which killer was also known as ‘The Whitechapel Murderer’?
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144 Which American outlaw was the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang?
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145 What explorer of North Carolina never got to finish his “History of the World” while banished to the Tower of London?
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146 Who was president of the U.S. when Uncle Sam first got a beard?
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147 Who did Adolf Hitler dictate Mein Kampf to while in prison?
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148 What was the first country to recognize Mexico’s independence, in 1836?
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149 What encyclopedia’s first edition, in 1771, described California as “a large country of the West Indies”?
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150 Who was the only American to become vice president and president after resignations?
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151 There is one in Las Vegas for every how many inhabitants
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152 What year did the Dow Jones Industrial Average break both the 4000 and 5000 marks?
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153 Who saw his crew dine on wormy biscuits and rats on his fourth voyage to the New World?
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154 What disgraced vice president’s high school yearbook quote read; “An ounce of wit is worth a pound of sorrow”?
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155 What symbol was first linked to the Democratic party in an 1870 cartoon by Thomas Nast?
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156 What Harry Callahan line did Ronald Reagan invoke to “tax increasers”?
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157 What 19th-century president erroneously noted: “The ballot is stronger than the bullet”?
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158 What country led all Arab nations in the number of troops participating in Operation Desert Storm?
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159 Who did George Bush accuse of being “a card-carrying member” of the American Civil Liberties Union, in 1988?
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160 Who was the youngest man to chair the Joint Chiefs of Staff?
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161 Which of Henry VIII’s wives gave birth to Elizabeth I?
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162 What position was Eileen Collins the first female to hold on a space shuttle mission?
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163 What presidential election year saw Republicans dub Democrats the party of “Communism, Corruption and Korea”?
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164 What were the Viet Minh called when they crossed into South Vietnam?
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165 What Russian cleric was poisoned, shot and finally drowned on December 30, 1916?
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166 Who led the Million Man March on Washington?
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167 What were the causes of Bantu Migration and their effects
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168 Napoleon was a green snake in a green Forest, discus
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169 What decisions justify Napoleon Bonaparte as a military genius?
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170 What were the reasons for the establishment of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland?
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171 Explain why the missionaries came to Africa and their effects in the area they settled.
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