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This unconventional type of warfare is unorganized and relies on surprise, ambush, and sabotage.
Mikhail Gorbachev introduced this policy of 'openness' in the Soviet Union during the late 1980s.
This 3-day long battle in the American Civil War ended with Robert E. Lee's failed 'Pickett's Charge'.
The construction of this famous landmark meant to ward off invaders began during the Qin Dynasty and continued throughout the Ming Dynasty.
Home to the Great Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, this ancient city is the third-largest in Egypt.
In 1961, this Russian cosmonaut became the first human in space.
This Italian astronomer discovered four of Jupiter's largest moons and famously supported the heliocentric theory.
In 1958, Mao Zedong implemented this program to industrialize China.
This West African country was home to the Ashanti Kingdom, with an economy based on gold
From 1915-1916, this was a failed Allied attempt to prevent a Turkish blockade in the Dardanelles.
This Indian empire that followed the Mauryans resulted in scientific discoveries and is often known as India's Golden Age.
This man is widely known as the first to use the printing press in Europe.
Guy Fawkes was a famous part of this plot to assassinate King James I of England.
In 1966, this woman became the first female prime minister of India.
Beginning in 1929, this period of economic crisis began in the United States but spread throughout the world.
These wars between the Minamoto and Taira families took place in Japan during the 12th Century.
After leading the fight for independence from Spain in South America, Simón Bolívar became the president of this union of several modern-day Central and South American countries.
From 1936-1938, Stalin ordered his secret police to purge political and military enemies in what is now known as this.
These oral historians played an important role in preserving African history.
Julius Caesar gained fame for conquering this area of land, which is now known as France.

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