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History by Letter #2 - C

History by Letter is back for a second round! Name the historical terms, all beginning with C, based on the hints provided!
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First submittedFebruary 26, 2015
Last updatedFebruary 26, 2015
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Russian Empress whose rule marked a Golden Age for Russia
Catherine the Great
Wonder of the Ancient World, located in Rhodes
Colossus of Rhodes
Surname of Cuban Leaders Raul and Fidel
Castro
Last Communist Leader of Romania
Nicolae Ceausescu
Spanish Conquistador that caused the fall of the Aztecs
Hernan Cortes
Hellenized name of Khufu, who built the Great Pyramid
Cheops
Roman Orator, murdered by the Second Triumvirate
Cicero
Only US President to have served two non-consecutive terms
Grover Cleveland
Nickname for Roman Emperor Gaius, meaning Little Boots
Caligula
First Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity
Constantine the Great
US Army Officer who had his 'Last Stand' at the Battle of Little Bighorn
George Armstrong Custer
Native American war leader that defeated the previous answer
Crazy Horse
Founder of the Achaemenid or Great Persian Empire
Cyrus the Great
Iberian Kingdom that merged with the Kingdom of Leon
Castille
Former name of Sri Lanka
Ceylon
Andalusian City in Spain, once the capital of an Islamic Caliphate
Cordoba
Frankish Empire founded by Charlemagne
Carolingian Empire
Mayan City on the Yucatan where the Mayans built a famous pyramid
Chichen Itza
Country where rulers claimed power by the Mandate of Heaven
China
Greek Island, birthplace of the Minoan Civilization
Crete
War in which Florence Nightingale was a nurse
Crimean War
Father of English Poetry, author of The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
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