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Also the third president of the United States, this man is known for writing the Declaration of Independence.
Typhoons saved this country from Mongol invasion twice.
This walled Middle Eastern city is thought to be one of the oldest inhabited places in the world.
During the Six-Day War, this country surrendered the West Bank to Israel.
This king of England was overthrown in the Glorious Revolution.
Known as the Maid of Orléans, this woman fought for the French in the Hundred Years' War but was later captured and burned at the stake.
These kinship groups in India provided social structure and stability and generally had a specific economic function.
This English king signed the Magna Carta in Runnymede in 1215.
These units were made up of young kidnapped boys and were responsible for protecting the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
Established in 1607, this was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.
This was the first of the three major monotheistic religions.
This Austrian ruler abolished serfdom and the death penalty and issued the Edict of Tolerance.
Often considered the greatest Byzantine emperor, this man is known for his code of laws and the construction of Hagia Sophia.
This is the term for the combination of Roman and foreign law, which would apply to all and not just Roman citizens.
This group of radicals, led by Robespierre, was responsible for the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.
This pope commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
This African town in modern-day Mali was a major commercial center along the Niger River.
Founded by Ignatius of Loyola, this religious order was part of the Catholic Counter-Reformation.
This short-lived workers' uprising in France in 1848 resulted in over 10,000 deaths.
This man was the first Polish pope.

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