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This organization, known for its violent tactics, supported the reunification of Ireland.
In 2003, Saddam Hussein, the leader of this country, fell from power.
Coined by Winston Churchill, this term marked the symbolic divide between the Soviet Union and the West.
Mahatma Gandhi once led this party, which championed Indian independence from the British Empire.
This is the term used to describe the period of economic and manufacturing growth during the 18th and 19th centuries.
The modern-day capital of Pakistan, this city was a site of early human activity in Asia.
The Greek poet Homer wrote this epic, detailing his version of the Trojan War.
Machu Picchu was constructed by this empire.
In the Byzantine Empire, this was the name for the controversy surrounding the use of religious icons.
Also known as the Coercive Acts, these were passed by Britain in response to the Boston Tea Party and angered the colonists.
This event, in which Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was overthrown, occurred in 1979.
Founded in 1944, this worldwide organization promotes international trade and economic cooperation.
Constantinople became this city when it was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1453.
This 16th Century Russian tsar was known for suppressing the nobility and killing his son.
This policy is characterized by the acquisition of new territories and an expansion of military power.
This pope encouraged the Crusades, increased the power of the Church, and said the Magna Carta should be annulled.
The 15th day of the 3rd month, on which Julius Caesar was assassinated, is commonly known as this.
Civilizations such as Harappa and Mohenjo-daro were built around this Asian river.
The Catholic Church was largely responsible for initiating this movement to prosecute accused heretics.
Colonized by the Netherlands, and later occupied by Japan, this country is the largest island nation in the world.

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