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Can you name the 'U' themed answers to these historical questions?

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Which international organization was founded in 1945 to replace the League of Nations?
The atomic bomb 'Little Boy' was based on which element?
A collapsible version of which rain protection item is thought to originate in 1st century China?
Which African country did Idi Amin seize control of in 1971?
Which US State was admitted into the Union on January 4th 1896?
Which Eurasian socialist state collapsed and was dissolved in 1991?
Who was Pope from 222 to 230 A.D; the first Pope whose reign can be definitely dated?
Which Asian capital city was relocated 28 times between 1639 and 1778?
What did Sir William Herschel discover in 1781, initially incorrectly reporting it as a comet?
Which underwater vessel primarily targeted British merchants in WWI and WWII?
Which Mesopotamian city is believed to have had around 60,000 inhabitants in 2900 B.C?
Which novel of 1922 follows Leopold Bloom on an ordinary day, June 16th 1904?
In which Dutch city was a 1713 treaty signed, ending the War of the Spanish Succession?
Which Florentine museum, founded in 1560, takes its name from the Italian for 'offices?'
Which stringed instrument was embraced by Hawaiians in the 19th century?
In which southern German city was Albert Einstein born on March 14th 1879?
Which Israeli submachine gun, designed in the 1940s, has been exported to over 90 countries?
Which Asian country declared itself independent on August 31st 1991?
Which Swedish city is home to the oldest centre of higher education in Scandinavia?
Which Asian country was known as the 'Trucial States' until 1971?

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