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In 1945, an Allied conference decided the partition of Germany in four occupation zones. Where was that conference held?
Yalta
What is the oldest political party in the western world?
U.K. Conservatives
When did the french protestant Villegaignon establish a community in what would become Rio de Janeiro?
16th century (XVI)
When did Brunei gain its independent?
1984
Name a country that was not involved in cracking down on the Boxer Rebellion in China at the turn of the 19th century?
Spain
Which countries formed the Eight-Nation alliance that did put down the Boxer Rebellion?
The Eight-Nation Alliance was an alliance made up of Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the U.K.& the U.S. whose military forces invaded China in response to the siege of diplomatic legations from several nations residing in the Legation Quarter in Beijing.
When was Malaysia formed?
1963
When did the last emperor of China ascend the throne?
1909
Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?
Bolivia
What was Ferdinand de Lesseps's greatest achievement?
The Suez Canal, a man-made sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, opened in November 1869, it allows water transportation between Europe and Asia without navigating around Africa. The northern terminus is Port Said and the southern terminus is Port Tawfik at the city of Suez.
What did the Battle of the Plains of Abraham decide?
The Plains of Abraham, located near Quebec City, Quebec and named after Abraham Martin (a fisherman and river pilot)