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- Academia : An umbrella term for scholars and their institutions.
- Academic journal : A regularly-published, peer-reviewed publication that publishes scholarship relating to an academic discipline.
- Amsterdam : The capital city of the Netherlands; 2007 population 743,100.
- Battle of Midway : Generally considered to be the turning point of the Pacific Theater in the Second World War, a Japanese force intending to capture Midway Island was turned back with the loss of four aircraft carriers, at the cost of one U.S. carrier; it was the last major Japanese offensive of the war
- British Empire : The worldwide domain controlled by Britain from its origins about 1600
- Canada : The world's second-largest country by total area, occupying most of northern North America; officially a bilingual nation, in English and French (population approx. 27 million).
- Canadian sports : Sports with significant popularity in Canada.
- Carl von Clausewitz : (1780-1831) German military theorist who stressed the moral and political aspects of war, posthumous author of On War.
- Central Intelligence Agency : The principal civilian intelligence organization of the United States, specializing in all-source intelligence analysis, clandestine human-source intelligence, and covert action.
- Charles de Gaulle : French military and political leader who died in 1970.
- China, history : covers the History of China from 2000 BC to the present.
- Crusades : Medieval wars of religion fought by Christians, the most famous being in the Holy Land.
- Eleanor Roosevelt : Spouse of Franklin D. Roosevelt; founder of National Committee for an Effective Congress
- Fair use : A limitation of United States federal copyright law providing that a greater societal good is achieved when limited material from copyrighted works can be used without prior permission of the copyright holder.
- Family history : Systematic narrative and research of past events relating to a specific family, or specific families.
- George III : King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760-1820, between George II and George IV.
- Guadalcanal campaign : The first Allied offensive campaign of the Pacific theater in WWII, fought August 7, 1942 and February 9, 1943; Allied victory
- Harry S. Truman : (1884-1972) President of the U.S. from 1945 to 1953.
- Henry Kissinger : (1923—) American academic, diplomat, and simultaneously Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Secretary of State in the Nixon Administration; promoted realism (foreign policy) and détente with China and the Soviet Union; shared 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for ending the Vietnam War; Director, Atlantic Council
- History : Study of past human events based on evidence such as written documents.
- Hong Kong : Special Administrative Region (SAR) in the south of the People's Republic of China; one of the world's leading financial, industrial, and transportation centres.
- Joan of Arc, memory of : An examination of the wide range of views and interpretations regarding Joan of Arc's life as seen in the eyes of her perceivers over the centuries.
- Joan of Arc : A French peasant girl (ca. 1412 – 1431) who led her nation's armies during the Hundred Years' War and became a national heroine and saint.
- Joseph Stalin : (1878 - 1953) The head of Russia's Communist ("Bolshevik") party and dictator of the Soviet Union from 1924 until his death.
- King Philip's War : Fought between 1675-76, a war in eastern New England between a coalition of Native Americans against English colonists; an English victory
- Louis XIV : Longest reigning (1643-1715) King of France whose expensive foreign wars were distastrous.
- Louis XVI : King of France executed in 1792 during the French Revolution; husband of Marie Antoinette.
- Luftwaffe : The German Air Force, both the current and WWII organization; the current usage includes the forces after German unification
- Mexican-American War : (1846-1848) war between Mexico and the United States over Mexican territories between the Gila and Rio Grande Rivers in the south and the 42d parallel north (Texas and the Mexican Cession)
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin : Name of the largest city and largest county in the state of Wisconsin and 22nd-largest city in the U.S.A.
- Napoleon : Noted military commander, world historic figure and dictator of France from 1799 to 1814
- Naval warfare : The military history of the organized navies of the world from 300 BCE to the present.
- Netherlands, history : Add brief definition or description
- Oliver Cromwell : (1599-1658) English soldier, statesman, and leader of the Puritan revolution, nicknamed "Old Ironsides".
- Ottawa : Capital city of Canada, population 812,129.
- Panic of 1907 : Add brief definition or description
- Pseudoscience : Any theory, or system of theories, that is deceptively claimed to be scientific.
- Saskatchewan : An Prairie province in central Canada with a population of about 994,000.
- Sri Lanka : An island nation in South Asia, located 31 km off the south-east coast of India, formerly known as Ceylon .
- Uighur : A Turkic ethnic group originally from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.
- Vietnam War : A post-colonial independence/Cold War conflict between communist North Vietnam against South Vietnam, assisted by the United States (1955-1975), to unify Vietnam; won by North Vietnam in 1975.
- Wizard of Oz : Title character of fantasy tales written by L. Frank Baum.