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31 Charles Warren won the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1923. History 08/12/09
32 Christopher Columbus first landed in the Americas in 1492. History > Famous Dates 09/25/08
33 Citizenship within a Greek polis was limited to free adult males. History > Ancient 01/29/09
34 Claude H. Van Tyne won the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1930. History 08/12/09
35 Colorado became a state on August 1, 1876. History > United States 10/13/08
36 Colorado was the 38th state to join the union. History > United States 12/22/08
37 Confucius taught respect for elders and a code of politeness, both of which are still in use in Chinese society today. History > Ancient 01/26/09
38 Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. History > United States 10/10/08
39 Constantinople was the capital of the Byzantine Empire until 1453 when the Ottoman Empire took over. History > Ancient 01/29/09
40 Dachau was the first Nazi German concentration camp that opened in Germany in 1933. History > European 04/05/09
41 David Ricardo, a wealthy English stockbroker and economist, stated in his iron law of wages that wages would always sink to subsistence level due to the pressure of population growth. History > European 02/06/09
42 Delaware became a state on December 7, 1787. History > United States 10/11/08
43 Early Christians were persecuted by the Romans. History > Ancient 01/29/09
44 Early humans were hunters and gatherers. History > Ancient 01/26/09
45 Edward Channing won the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1926. History 08/12/09

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