Which country was the first to enter Berlin when Germany was finally defeated in WWII?
In early 1945, with Germany's defeat inevitable, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin set his two marshals in a race to capture Berlin. The other allied forces allowed the Russians to be first to conquer Berlin.
Among Mahatma Gandhi's beliefs were...
Gandhi believed fervently in Truth and non-violent resistance. He was also a Hindu, although he criticized many of their social behaviors.
Hinduism, Non-violent resistance
Atheism and that violence is the last resort, but can be necessary
Christianity and the rebirth of non-violent souls
How much did the USA pay Russia for the territory of Alaska?
In today's money it would be 125 million
How long ago did the dinosaurs go extinct?
When was the telephone invented?
While Alexander Graham Bell won the first US patent for it, it may have been invented as early as 1849 by an Italian or in 1854 by a Frenchman.
Which of these was NOT one of Hitler's high-ranking Nazis?
When did Stalin die and from what cause?
It was in march 5, 1953 that Stalin has a stroke and passed away.
During the 50s and he died from a stroke
During the 60s and he was murdered with a rifle
During the 60s and he died from lung cancer
During the 50s and he died in a plane crash
Which 3 decades were considered the 'The Wild West' days in Western USA?
How do we know the teachings of Socrates?
Socrates left no writings. Most of what we know of him comes from Plato's writings.
He wrote 5 books, 3 survived
Mostly through the writings of Plato
By the stone tablets he left which included his golden rules for living
Only by the teachings of Aristotle
In 1906, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake his a major US city, killing many. Which city was it?
More than 3,000 people lost their lives that day and over 80% of the city was destroyed.
Where was Karl Marx Born?
Before China became the 'Republic of China' in 1912, what kind of system of government did it have?
It was ruled as an empire with an emperor of the Qing dynasty.