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Can you name the These historical based answers beginning with P?

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Which state was the 2nd state to join the Union on the 12th December 1787?(Politics)
What thoroughly contested land, was officially formed under a British Mandate of 1920-22?(Country)
Which war was sparked by a Civil War in 1733 and lasted five years in Poland?(War)
In Greek mythology who killed Medusa?(Mythology)
The invasion of which country in 1939 is seen as the beginning of World War Two?(Country)
Which city did Winston Churchill escape from in 1899 and was the capital of this province in 1860?(City)
In which Battle, fought in Nov 1917 WWI, did soldiers literally drown in the mud?(War)
Who famously painted the Spanish Civil War in their painting of Guernica in 1937?(Art)
Bangladesh (not called this at the time) and India were formed after the partition of the British Raj what was the other country formed?(Country)
Pedro JuliĆ£o, was a doctor but what position was he chosen for because it was thought he would last, in 1276?(Leader)
What was completed in 1914 after 10 years of work?(Engineering)
In which Bay did the farcical American backed invasion of Cuba take place in 1961?(War)
Who became Emperor of Russia following his mother Catherine the Great in 1796?(Leader)
Who was married to Mary I of England?(Leader)
What Colony was founded by the Mayflower Pilgrims of 1620?(Colony)
In Greek Mythology, what was the name of the box from which all the evils escaped?(Mythology)
After the Franco Prussian war, in which city did the Communards seize power in France?(City)
Which set of islands was owned by America until their independence in 1946?(Country)
In which Czech City, did the Hussite wars start, 4 years after John Hus was burnt at the stake there in 1415?(Religion/War)
What, at the time, was name of the kingdom which Field Marshall Blucher was fighting for at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815?(Extinct Country)

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