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History by Letter #2 - E

Name the historical terms, all of which begin with E.
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Last updated: February 27, 2015
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Ancient Pre-Iranic civilization from 3200-539 BC
Elam
Communist state established in the Soviet Zone of post-war Germany
East Germany
Country that became independent of Ethiopia in 1993
Eritrea
Dutch Humanist who wrote the Praise of Folly
Erasmus
Union of 28 European Countries which originated from the ESCS
European Union
Organization of 6 European countries founded at the Treaty of Rome in 1957
EEC
Welsh geographer who gave name to a famous mountain
George Everest
British overseas trading company founded in 1600
East India Company
This building was the tallest building in New York for a long time
Empire State Building
Biblical Prophet who defended the belief against Ba'al
Elijah
Biblical Prophet who trained Samuel and was married to Hannah
Eli
Another name for the Age of Reason, in which philosophers Descartes and Voltaire lived
Age of Enlightenment
Location of the Temple of Artemis, a Wonder of the Ancient World
Ephesus
Epic Poem, regarded as the first great work of literature, from Ancient Mesopotamia
Epic of Gilgamesh
Viking Explorer who founded the first Norse Settlement in Greenland
Erik the Red
Greek God of Love, the equivalent of the Roman Cupid
Eros
Busiest immigration hub of the USA from 1892 to 1954
Ellis Island
British Naval Officer who was the key founder of Hong Kong as a British Colony
Charles Elliot
Country ruled by Normans, Tudors, and Stuarts
England
Island settled between 300 and 1200 CE, where the inhabitants built iconic stone statues
Easter Island
Alliance between Russia, the UK, and France in World War I
Triple Entente
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