History General Knowledge #5
Answer these random history questions.
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To what country were 165,000 British convicts "transported"?
What country was formerly known as Siam?
Who sent a telegram from Kitty Hawk in 1903?
What Puritanical English ruler banned Christmas?
What spontaneous WWI ceasefire happened in late 1914?
What secret society traces its origins to Medieval stone workers?
What war was depicted in Picasso's painting "Guernica"?
What Union general adopted a "scorched Earth" policy on his march to the sea
through the American south?
What religious order was founded by Ignatius of Loyola to reform the Catholic church?
What Russian empress had affairs with many men?
How many pence were in a pound prior to 1971?
What was the name of the forced removal of the Cherokee and other
tribes from the southeast U.S.?
Trail of Tears
What sport would an ancient Roman watch at a hippodrome or circus?
Who was the Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during WWII?
What Jewish banking family rose from the Frankfurt ghetto to become unimaginably wealthy?
What 1969 music festival is sometimes considered the zenith of the hippie movement?
What was the nickname of Louis XIV?
The Sun King
What famous train ran between Paris and Istanbul?
What term is given to the British rule of India from 1858-1947?
Who did Friedrich Engels famously work with?
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