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91 The British North America Act established the Dominion of Canada in 1867. History > Famous Dates 01/31/09
92 King John signed the Magna Carta in 1215, limiting the power of the king. History > European 01/30/09
93 The Song Dynasty lasted from 960 CE to 1279 CE. History > Asian 01/30/09
94 The Chinese influenced writing, architecture, and religion in Japan. History > Asian 01/29/09
95 Citizenship within a Greek polis was limited to free adult males. History > Ancient 01/29/09
96 The ancient Greeks developed the polis, or individual city-states. History > Ancient 01/29/09
97 The Pax Romana was 200 years of peace and prosperity in the Roman Empire. History > Ancient 01/29/09
98 Early Christians were persecuted by the Romans. History > Ancient 01/29/09
99 Constantinople was the capital of the Byzantine Empire until 1453 when the Ottoman Empire took over. History > Ancient 01/29/09
100 The Hellenistic Age was a blend of Greek and oriental elements. History > Ancient 01/29/09
101 The Black Death resulted in population decline, decline of Church influence, and disruption of trade. History > European 01/29/09
102 Rome collapsed in 476 A.D. for several reasons; one such reason was the cost of defense and devaluation of Roman currency. History > Ancient 01/29/09
103 The Peloponnesian War resulted in the slowing of cultural advancements and the weakening of political power. History > Ancient 01/28/09
104 Sparta was a city-state that developed an aggressive and militaristic society. History > Ancient 01/28/09
105 In the Roman Republic, the patricians were the powerful nobility. History > Ancient 01/28/09

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