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African-Americans

History; World history

Americans descended from African forebears, usually those enslaved and brought to the USA before the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation.

guild

History; World history

An association of merchants or craftspeople in medieval Europe, formed to make regulations and set standards for a particular trade or craft.

Opium War

History; World history

In the early 19th century, Great Britain began importing opium, processed from poppy plants grown in the Crown Colony of India, into China. Chinese officials attempted to ban the importation of the ...

Algeria war

History; World history

The Algerian Revolution led to Algeria gaining its independence from France. This conflict was independence movement from 1954 to 1962 between Algeria and France. It was a complex conflict ...

protectorate

History; World history

A country or region that is controlled by a more powerful country.

The dark ages

History; World history

Beginning of the medieval period in the history of Western Europe. He began in 476 ad after the fall of Rome and lasted for around 1000. All forms of culture declined, especially literacy, which was ...

Gentry

History; World history

Members of the upper class in some social class systems.

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