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6-Letter History Chain

For each hint, enter a 6-letter word. The last letter of this word will be the first letter of the next word.
Last updated: April 04, 2016
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Country invaded by Saddam
Notable feature of a WWI battlefield
Infamous führer
Ancient Wonder: Colossus of ______
Title of the Ottoman ruler
Victorious admiral at Trafalgar
Italian city founded as a Greek colony
Disease of sailors
Term for a person from the Northern U.S.
A castrato, for example
What the Inquisition tried to root out
Rank below squire
The Dutch had a monopoly on this spice
He is called Mahatma
Country that the Balfour Declaration
helped to create
Banned Nabokov book
The U.S. bought this from Russia
Hun who terrorized Eastern Europe
Victoria's husband
Island paradise; HMS Bounty sailors
never wanted to leave
Philippines first lady Marcos
A road that led to Rome: ______ Way
Flammable gel used in the Vietnam War
Native American tribe that
battled the Mohicans
level 56
Apr 4, 2016
Please accept "yankie". Also, I thought "Victoria's husband" is David Beckham :P
level ∞
Apr 4, 2016
Yankie will work now
level 70
Jul 10, 2016
Yack! That feels like an accommodation too far. What's next, Yorkee for the breed of dog? Monkee for the primate? Kentuckee for the state? Stand tough, Quizmaster!
level 48
May 11, 2017
What about yank?
level 33
Jan 22, 2018
its a quiz where all the answers are 6 letters. Yank is only 4. Also its only spelt Yankee not Yankie
level 76
Apr 4, 2016
Seems like the Mohawk fought against the Mohicans, and are completely different tribes; the languages aren't even related, one is Algonquian and the other Iroquoian https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahican
level 43
Apr 4, 2016
Mohicans and Mohawks are completely different.
level ∞
Apr 4, 2016
My bad. Interestingly, the Mohawk hairstyle is called a Mohican in the UK. Also, apparently I'm not the first person to screw this up if you look at the origin of the name Mohawk. In any case, it is now fixed.
level 40
Apr 4, 2016
I'm shocked that I managed to get Yankee, since I'm not American, but failed to get Nelson, Hitler, Trench, Rhodes and Israel.
level 75
Apr 4, 2016
At first I thought you were asking who banned the Nabokov book. I was trying to think of six-letter names such as Boston or France which fit the puzzle. Finally it dawned on me you wanted the name of the book. Duh.
level 68
Apr 4, 2016
Heretics cant count for Heresy?
level 58
Apr 4, 2016
not 6 letters, but I admit I tried heretic first as well
level 58
Apr 4, 2016
Well, At least I know how to spell Heresy now.
level 67
Apr 4, 2016
I have a small quibble with the clue for 'Yankee'. To be pedantic, it really should be Northeastern U.S. in the clue, and not Northern U.S. But I'm sure no one else probably noticed/cared. Just had to type my piece, as a Washingtonian. Carry on.
level 59
Apr 5, 2016
No, you have a point. If it had said northeastern, I might have gotten it. As it was, I was completely stumped, trying to think of a nickname for people from Minnesota-Michigan-Dakotas-etc. area. And then was no less confused when I saw the answer was "Yankee", because I have NEVER heard anyone from the aforementioned states called a Yankee. From New England, yes. But they're not the only northern states.
level 72
Apr 10, 2017
As a European: we just use it for all of US :)
level 38
May 9, 2017
Absolutely! And often preceded by a few expletives as well. (My Mom was a New Yorker who married my Dad [a foreigner]. We lived in Latin America, including the Caribbean. I am very familiar with the terminology, and it is not just reserved for New Englanders, believe me.
level 70
Oct 20, 2017
There are more than a few Southerners who might not take too kindly to being called a Yankee. :-)

When I briefly moved to Arkansas some years back, from the moment I opened my mouth and my Joisey accent issued forth, I was "a Yankee". But I didn't take offense and just rolled with it. By the time I left, I had overcome all of the prejudices and stereotypes and had attained the status of "good Yankee". :-P
level 55
May 5, 2016
For the Alaska clue, I kept trying resources and goods and stuff, never thought to put something specific...
level 46
Aug 9, 2016
I'm a bit confused here, what does Eunuchs have to do with history?! I don't see why this would be included in this quiz.
level 54
Dec 15, 2016
Pretty stoked with this one, couple educated guesses with the clues available, 3.07 left
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