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Charles Darwin first publishes his theory of evolution through ______ in ‘The Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London’, alongside Alfred Russel Wallace's same theory.
1858
Natural Selection
96%
Biological Rejection
1%
Natural Enhancement
2%
Random Choice
1%
The Supreme Court of Canada rules that ______ cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.
1998
Quebec
76%
Ontario
2.8%
British Columbia
10.7%
Saskatchewan
5.6%
After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Accords, a set of agreements between the Government of Israel and this organization, are completed.
1993
Palestine Liberation Organization
75.1%
United Nations
10.4%
OPEC
7.9%
Muslim Brotherhood
2.2%
In Mexico City, this exiled Russian revolutionary is fatally wounded. He dies the next day.
1940
Leon Trotsky
72%
Mikhail Tukhachevsky
3.4%
Leo Tolstoy
10.3%
Vladimir Lenin
11.6%
After almost eight years of fighting, a ceasefire is agreed upon, ending the ______ War.
1988
Iran–Iraq
69.3%
Kuwait–Iraq
14.6%
Iran–Lebanon
5.7%
Syria–Iraq
6.4%
This American actress, known for roles in ‘Doubt’ and ‘American Hustle’, is born.
1974
Amy Adams
66%
Isla Fisher
5.5%
Jessica Chastain
8.3%
Rachel McAdams
16.6%
This president formally declares the American Civil War over.
1866
Andrew Johnson
49.2%
Abraham Lincoln
33.3%
Ulysses S. Grant
13.7%
James Buchanan
2.4%

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