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According to inscriptions in Singapore dating back to the 14th century, the island was originally known as 'Temasek.' This word has its origins in which Southeast Asian language?
Singapura, meaning Lion City, is the root of the nation's current name. This origin is emblemized in which famous landmark depicted in Image A?
Around 1349, the main island of Singapore is attacked by 70 warships hailing from which modern day country?
In the late 1300s, Singapore comes under the control of the Malacca Sultanate, centered in which modern-day country?
1511 brings the fall of the Malacca Sultanate after the capital is conquered by invaders from which European country?
In 1528, Singapore becomes part of which Sultanate centered south of Malacca?
A 1603 naval confrontation between the Dutch and Portuguese occurred off Changi. This easternmost region of Singapore is located directly north of which Indonesian island?
January 1819 brought the arrival of this British explorer, as seen in Image B, looking to establish a trading site.
The above explorer is credited with the founding of Singapore, which was relinquished by this nation.
After 1842, Singapore's trade suffers due to the development of this port city depicted in Image C.
Singapore is invaded by this nation in 1942, causing the British to surrender the island until 1945.
Singapore is separated from 9 Malay states and the settlements of Penang and Malacca in 1946, which form this organization.
This Cambridge-educated lawyer becomes the first Prime Minister of Singapore in 1959.
After being relinquished by the British as a Crown Colony, Singapore officially became an independent republic in this year.
In 1980, this institute of higher education is formed from the merging of two universities.
In 1987, the first line of this transportation system begins operating.
In 2000, this island is formed from the reclamation of seven islands in Singapore's south.
In 2008, this rotating tourist attraction opens.
2010 brings the construction of this iconic building, shown in Image D.
Today, Singapore is the world's second-busiest port by cargo, behind this Chinese city.

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