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1 World War II officially ended in 1945. History > Famous Dates 05/16/08
2 The capital of the USA is Washington D.C. History > United States 05/19/08
3 The USA split into the Union and the Confederacy while Abraham Lincoln was president. History > Famous Dates 05/19/08
4 The United States Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787. History > United States 05/19/08
5 The Battle of Ypres was the first time poison gas was used. History > War 05/20/08
6 The Vietnam War ended with the North Vietnam Army capturing Saigon. History > War 05/20/08
7 King Louis XIV's financial advisor was Jean-Baptiste Colbert. History > European 05/20/08
8 Pearl harbor was attacked by the Japanese army on December 7, 1941. History 05/20/08
9 The only one of his six wives to bear King Henry VIII a son was Jane Seymour. History > European 05/21/08
10 Gold was first discovered in California in 1848. History > United States 05/22/08
11 The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919. History 05/22/08
12 In the United States Supreme Court case Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, the Court ruled that "fighting words" are not protected by the free speech clause of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. History > United States 05/27/08
13 John Reynolds of Dane Court died in 1779 History > European 05/29/08
14 Frédéric Passy was born in France. History > European 05/29/08
15 The Cultural Revolution and the Great Leap Forward occurred in China during the leadership reign of Mao Zedong. History > Asian 05/30/08

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