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Groups of Things - History #1

Guess the members of these historical groups.
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First submittedAugust 13, 2014
Last updatedAugust 26, 2016
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"Big 3" Allied Leaders of WWII
Joseph Stalin
Winston Churchill
Franklin D. Roosevelt
 
"Great" Russian Emperors
Peter
Catherine
 
United States Capital Cities
New York City
Philadelphia
Washington D.C.
 
Islands Lived on By Napoleon
Corsica
Elba
Saint Helena
 
Second Roman Triumvirate
Octavian
Mark Antony
Marcus Lepidus
 
France's Three Estates
Clergy
Nobility
People
Orders of Greek Columns
Doric
Ionic
Corinthian
 
Columbus's Ships
Niña
Pinta
Santa Maria
 
Biggest Empires of All-Time
(by land area)
British Empire
Mongol Empire
Russian Empire
Spanish Empire
 
Warsaw Pact Countries
Albania
Bulgaria
Czechoslovakia
East Germany
Hungary
Poland
Romania
Soviet Union
 
Major Axis Powers of WWII
Germany
Japan
Italy
Great Inventions of Ancient China
Compass
Gunpowder
Paper
Printing
 
Tribes that Sacked Rome (400's AD)
Visigoths
Vandals
 
Names of Female English Monarchs
Anne
Elizabeth
Mary
Victoria
 
Territories Lost by Spain in the
Spanish-American War
Cuba
Guam
Philippines
Puerto Rico
 
Authors of the Federalist Papers
James Madison
John Jay
Alexander Hamilton
 
Houses from War of the Roses
Lancaster
York
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level 73
Aug 13, 2014
Isn't bourgeoisie one of the Three Estates?
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level 43
Jun 26, 2015
I too wish this would have been accepted
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level 68
Feb 4, 2016
It would be completely uncorrect. The bourgeoisie is only a very small part of the common people. This is part of the reason why the revolted: a huge part of the population had a single vote, and always lost against two minorities that had one vote each.
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level 45
Mar 5, 2017
Bourgeouisie is a later term, referring to the middle class. It didn't originate until the 19th century (as, in fact, the middle class itself didn't start to emerge until the 18th); ergo, it couldn't have been one of the third estates, which dated back to medieval times. In fact, the refusal to include the wealthy middle class of the late 18th century in France's privileged elite of the Second Estate (i.e. the nobility) was one of the major sparks of the French Revolution.
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level 73
Feb 6, 2019
Why isn't "peasantry" accepted?
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level 75
Sep 23, 2014
I kept typing USA, UK, and Russia for the three allied power leaders, wondering why it wouldn't take any of them. I tried every variation of spelling I could think of even to "The United States of America." Never considered you were asking for men, not countries. Sigh.
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level 64
Sep 26, 2014
I did the same thing. I missed all three in that category because it didn't dawn on me that it was asking for people.
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level 63
Sep 26, 2014
What about Jane and Matilda for English monarchs?
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level 54
Sep 26, 2014
Jane Grey? She was never officially coronated, I believe she was executed after six days on the throne.
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level 71
Sep 27, 2014
Coronated? I think you mean crowned
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level 35
May 11, 2015
9 not 6
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level 31
Sep 27, 2014
Lady Jane was never officially queen, she was put in that position but it was never verified. As for Matilda, I would say she was, she was called the empress of England after all, but here entire reign was disputed and she spent most of it fighting a civil war with Stephen, who also claimed the throne.
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level 35
May 23, 2016
She was an empress, but not Empress of England, she was Empress of the Holy Roman Empire through her husband, and Queen of England
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level 52
Jan 18, 2017
Matilda should have been queen but they didn't want a woman on the throne. She was the only surviving child of Henry I. Stephen, who succeeded Henry, was her cousin. Eventually her son became Henry II.
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level 58
Sep 26, 2014
Have to say, proud of this one. Wasn't that fussed about the Spanish possessions, then suddenly thought, "Oh, Guam and Puerto Rico!", leaving only the Chinese inventions incomplete.
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level 44
Sep 28, 2014
A very nice quiz. I would certainly add tea, silk and, yes, china to the list of important Chinese inventions. Also, you should specify that you are interested in the ships Columbus used on the first of his four voyages (of course these are by far the most famous ones, but out of respect for precision, we should acknowledge tat Columbus actually commanded many more ships in his service of the Spanish crown).
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level 76
Sep 11, 2015
Tea comes from a plant and silk comes from a worm. I wouldn't call them inventions, more discoveries.
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level 60
Sep 24, 2015
Typed Yuan for Mongolian Empire. -___________-
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level ∞
Aug 26, 2016
Not really the same. The Yuan dynasty doesn't include the western possession of the Mongols.
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level ∞
Aug 26, 2016
Also, who knows Yuan without knowing Mongol?
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level 51
Jun 21, 2016
Can you accept black powder for gunpowder?
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level 41
Aug 4, 2016
I feel like 'church' should be acceptable for clergy, especially when 'nobles' and 'commoners' are. Also pretty sure i typed 'spain' for the empires, and didn't get it, but when i typed 'russia' I got russian empire :/
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level ∞
Aug 26, 2016
Church will work now. You must not have typed Spain, though, because it would have worked.
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level 34
Aug 28, 2016
As you accept chuch, when typing churchill, clergy appears, would never have got it otherwise.
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level 59
Jan 18, 2017
@Shark61695, that's how I got clergy. I wouldn't have otherwise figured out what the category meant.
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level 67
Jan 18, 2017
Yeap, I was the same. I think that needs fixed. Great quiz though
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level 69
Apr 4, 2017
Should also be the Third Estate for the commoners.
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level 47
Jan 8, 2017
Truman should work for the Big 3 Allied leaders as well
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level 69
Jan 18, 2017
Royalty for nobility?
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level 73
Jan 19, 2017
Not at all. There was and is plenty of nobility that aren't members of royal houses.
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level 39
Apr 8, 2017
Can you add "Octavius" for the 2nd Roman Triumvirate?
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level 64
Jul 1, 2018
I wrote print instead of printing, that should be accepted.
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level 55
Feb 1, 2019
John Jay got sick after writing 5. James Madison wrote 29. HAMILTON WROTE THE OTHER 51!!