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On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched an invasion of Normandy, France. What is this invasion normally called?
Also called the 'Great Viet,' this Vietnamese state succeeded in conquering Champa, its southern neighbor.
This capital of modern-day Syria was also the capital of the Umayyad Dynasty.
This Enlightenment thinker compiled the 28-volume 'Encylop├ędie,' featuring essays from contributors such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
This French philosopher is known as the father of western philosophy and is often associated with the idea of dualism.
Queen Elizabeth I knighted this man who was known as a pirate to the Spanish.
In 1940, the Allies carried out a massive evacuation of soldiers from this port in France.
Established in 1206 by a former general of Muhammad, this sultanate in northern India was defeated in 1526 by the Mongols.
Meaning 'thawing out' or a relaxation of tensions, this marked a period of improving relations between the United States and Soviet Union during Richard Nixon's presidency.
The chief writing, attributed to Laozi, of this ancient Chinese religion is the 'Tao Te Ching.'
Conflict in this region of Sudan led to a horrific genocide in 2003.
After World War I, this plan aimed to ease the burden of reparations that Germany had to pay.
Influenced by the American Declaration of Independence and French philosophers, this document laid out the rights of French citizens and became the foundation for French democracy.
Following the rule of Mao Zedong, this man led China during the Tiananmen Square protests and oversaw the implementation of the one-child policy.
Located in Jerusalem, this octagonal building completed during the Umayyad Dynasty aimed to rival the splendor of Byzantine churches.
This British prime minister was known for his influence on the modern British Conservative Party and for his disputes with William Gladstone.
The Edict of Worms, declaring Martin Luther and his works heretical, was a product of this imperial assembly held in 1521.
During William Howard Taft's presidency, this method of increasing economic power by making loans was used to expand US influence in Latin America.
This French government, eventually overthrown by Napoleon, was made up of five men and came into power after the Reign of Terror.
Created by Melvil Dewey in 1876, this system is used to catalog and classify books.

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