4-Letter History Chain #3

For each hint, enter a 4-letter word. The last letter of this word will be the first letter of the next word.
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Last updated: April 27, 2019
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Hammer-wielding Norse god
Thor
City sacked by the Vandals in 455 AD
Rome
Jane Austen novel
Hint: a common girl's name
Emma
Mountain range crossed by Hannibal
and his elephants
Alps
Soviet missile used by Iraq
Scud
Coleridge line: Water water everywhere /
nor any ____ to drink
Drop
Decayed plant matter once used as
fuel in Ireland and Scotland
Peat
Chinese dynasty 618–907; Also a powdered
drink brand consumed by astronauts
Tang
1990-91 conflict: The ____ War
Gulf
Kodak's main line of business
Film
Alcoholic drink made of fermented honey
Mead
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Bird that went extinct in the 1600s
Dodo
Captain Cook was the first European to
reach this island, in 1779
Oahu
Destination of Mormon pioneers
Utah
George Washington grew this crop;
now mostly illegal in the U.S.
Hemp
Horse-based sport that was popular
among nobles in ancient Persia
Polo
von Bismarck's first name
Otto
In traditional wedding vows, brides were
asked to love, cherish, and ____
their husbands
Obey
House that fought against the Lancasters
in the Wars of the Roses
York
Secure tower inside a castle's walls
Keep
Shelley, Wordsworth, or Dickinson, e.g.
Poet
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Level 56
May 20, 2019
I missed the gulf war... I'm Iraqi...
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Level 38
May 21, 2019
I live in Ireland. We still use Peat as fuel...
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Level 73
May 21, 2019
I feel like the Jane Austen novel doesn't need an additional hint. But that might just be because I'm very, very cultivated. I've read everything based on Gwyneth Paltrow's life.
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Level 74
May 22, 2019
In my case I needed the extra hint--and I didn't get it until I knew the first and last letters.
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Level 74
May 22, 2019
Thor is history? Well I suppose since real people believed in him.........
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Level 65
Jan 29, 2021
Emma a common name are you kidding?