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Can you name the answers that start with the letter H for each of these historical questions?

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Who lead the Carthaginians against the Romans during the Second Punic War?
Who was the president of the United States during the Wall Street Crash of 1929?
What Japanese city was the first of two that were destroyed by atomic bombs in World War II?
Who was the longest-reigning female pharaoh of ancient Egypt?
What nation gained independence after a slave rebellion and became the world's first black-led republic?
Near which town did William of Normandy defeat King Harold II and his English army in 1066?
What was the first name of Cort├ęs, the Spanish conquistador who brought about the fall of the Aztec Empire?
What defensive fortification was built in Britain by the Romans during the 2nd century A.D.?
Which chancellor of Germany was responsible for the extermination of millions of Jews, homosexuals, and other persecuted groups before and during World War II?
What present-day Special Administrative Region of China was under British colonial rule for 156 years?
Which king of England had six wives over the course of his reign, two of which were beheaded on his orders?
What Laotian ethnic group was persecuted by the country's Communist government for their collaboration with the U.S.?
What American territory was admitted as a state on August 21, 1959?
What domed structure was built in Constantinople as a cathedral and later used as a mosque?
What 20th century Ethiopian emperor, born Tafari Makonnen, is worshipped as the messiah by Rastafarians?
What was the name for a self-sufficient estate, such as a plantation or a mine, in many areas of Latin America?
What currently-operating Shi'a militant group was established in 1982 to fight the Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon?
Who was the legendary founder of the Native American Iroquois Confederacy?
What label did European immigrants give the Khoikhoi people of southern Africa in the 17th century?
What was the term for a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of France in the 16th and 17th centuries?
Which Manhattan neighborhood did the infamous Irish-American Westies gang operate out of during the middle of the 20th century?
What archaeological site was once one of the greatest cities of the Indus Valley Civilization?
In which roadstead did the Battle of the Ironclads, considered the most important naval battle of the American Civil War, take place?
What ancient Grecian wrote 'The Histories' and is considered the first historian of the Western world?

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