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To greatly extend their control of Manchuria, Japan made Twenty-One Demands to this countryChina
95.8%
This German born theoretical physicist formulated the general theory of relativityAlbert Einstein
82.9%
This famous MLB player hit his first career home run for the Boston Red SoxGeorge 'Babe' Ruth
79.3%
William J. Simmons revived this Civil War era racist organization at Stone Mountain, GeorgiaKu Klux Klan
77.7%
This British liner was sunk by a U-Boat off southern Ireland with losses of 1,195 lives including 128 AmericansRMS Lusitania
72.5%
A prototype of this military machine was first tested by the British ArmyTank
71.8%
This type of rigid airship, named for a German Count, bombed the coastal towns of Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn in EnglandZeppelin
71.7%
This country declared war on Austria-Hungary and joined the AlliesItaly
60.1%
William Morris Hughes became the 7th Prime Minister of this countryAustralia
52.9%
The USA began the occupation of this Caribbean nation to safeguard the interests of US corporationsHaiti
50.1%
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This ill-fated allied campaign named after a peninsula in Turkey beganGallipoli Campaign
49.2%
This controversial film premiered in Los Angeles and was the highest-grossing film for around 25 yearsThe Birth of a Nation
47.6%
A hurricane severely damaged this Texan city 15 years after a similar event in 1900Galveston
44.3%
This film, in which Charlie Chaplin plays a heroic hobo, was releasedThe Tramp
35.5%
The beginning of the Second Battle of this Flemish town saw the first large scale use of poison gas on the Western FrontYpres
33.1%
This General of the Mexican Revolution was defeated by General Obregón at León in MexicoFrancisco 'Pancho' Villa
30.5%
This famous WWI poem was written by Canadian soldier John McCraeIn Flanders Fields
24.7%
This British Prime Minister formed his second ministry, an all-party coalitionHerbert Asquith
12.2%
This British nurse was executed by a German firing squad for helping Allied soldiers escape from BelgiumEdith Cavell
9.4%
This British White Star liner, sister ship of the Titanic and Olympic, was acquisitioned as a hospital shipRMS Britannic
9.4%

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