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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: February 20, 2019
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Answer
Country invaded by Saddam
Kuwait
Notable feature of a WWI battlefield
Trench
Infamous führer
Hitler
Ancient Wonder: Colossus of ______
Rhodes
Title of the Ottoman ruler
Sultan
Victorious admiral at Trafalgar
Nelson
Italian city founded as a Greek colony
Naples
Disease of sailors
Scurvy
Term for a person from U.S., specifically
the northeastern parts
Yankee
A castrato, for example
Eunuch
What the Inquisition tried to root out
Heresy
Rank below squire
Yeoman
The Dutch had a monopoly on this spice
Nutmeg
Hint
Answer
He is called Mahatma
Gandhi
Country that the Balfour Declaration
helped to create
Israel
Banned Nabokov book
Lolita
The U.S. bought this from Russia
Alaska
Hun who terrorized Eastern Europe
Attila
Victoria's husband
Albert
Island paradise; HMS Bounty sailors
never wanted to leave
Tahiti
Philippines first lady Marcos
Imelda
A road that led to Rome: ______ Way
Appian
Flammable gel used in the Vietnam War
Napalm
Northeast Native American tribe or an
edgy punk rock hairstyle
Mohawk
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level 56
Apr 4, 2016
Please accept "yankie". Also, I thought "Victoria's husband" is David Beckham :P
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level ∞
Apr 4, 2016
Yankie will work now
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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!
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level 48
May 11, 2017
What about yank?
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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
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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.
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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.
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level 68
Apr 4, 2016
Heretics cant count for Heresy?
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level 58
Apr 4, 2016
not 6 letters, but I admit I tried heretic first as well
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level 58
Apr 4, 2016
Well, At least I know how to spell Heresy now.
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level 55
May 5, 2016
For the Alaska clue, I kept trying resources and goods and stuff, never thought to put something specific...
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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.
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level ∞
Feb 20, 2019
Eunuchs have a lot to do with history. They often served as bureaucrats in the Byzantine Empire, China, and many other places. They were considered more trustworthy because they could not hope to overthrow the ruler and establish their own dynasty.

Castrati were boys who were castrated so as to retain a high singing voice in adulthood. Thankfully, this practice has ended, although it went on longer than you might think. The last castrato died in 1922.

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level 54
Dec 15, 2016
Pretty stoked with this one, couple educated guesses with the clues available, 3.07 left
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level ∞
Feb 20, 2019
Nice work!
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