History Quiz / Evolution of Borders

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Can you name the country or colony by the given territorial expansion it made?

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Border ChangeCountryYear Changed
Establish border to add Gibraltar to this country.1713
Move border east to give parts of Luxembourg to this country.1839
Move border south to give 30,000 square miles south of the Gila River (including the town of Tucson) to this country.1853
Move border east to give Savoie and Haute-Savoie to this country.1860
Move border north to give Mount Kilimanjaro to this country.1883
Move border north to give Kionga Triangle to this country.1916
Move border south to give Northern Schleswig to this country.1920
Move border east to add Western Thrace to this country.1923
Move border north to give Chaco Boreal to this country.1935
Move border south to give Hatay province to this country.1939
Border ChangeCountryYear Changed
Move border west to add Karelia, Salla, and Petsamo to this country.1940
Move border north to add the Aouzou Strip to this country.1943
Move border north of the 38th Parallel to give parts of Gangwon-do to this country.1953
Move border south to add Gwadar to this country.1958
Remove border to add Ifni to this country.1969
Move border north to add Sikkim to this country.1975
Move border east to give Brandenburg, East Berlin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia to this country.1990
Move border west to add Walvis Bay and Penguin Islands to this country.1994
Move border south to add Hong Kong to this country.1997
Remove borders to add ______ Canal Zone to this country.1999

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