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Does the 'last cavalry charge' question belong on the site?

This question immediately attracted my attention because I was pretty sure I knew the answer off the cuff. Checking my facts a trivial Google search confirmed the answer I was going to post. Does ...
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tag-synonyms and tagging to attract experts/journalists/students of history?

I was thinking about how we can use superiour features of Stackexchange to attract those people to this site. I made already the suggestion to tag historically, not only thematically. Another thing ...
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Is this site for purely Geo-Political History questions?

Today I asked a question on this site which was local history and discussed in this meta discussion. In that discussion Robert from Stack Exchange provided this answer: I assumed that History SE ...
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Possible problem with country and language tags

I'm not sure about this, so I'm posting it here. We have some tags that also have language tags. e.g: germany and german we also have a french tag. Should this kind of tagging be allowed? I do believe ...
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Duplicate Topics on Meta [closed]

I've noticed that there are several Questions on Meta that are being duplicated directly, or they have a moderate connection to another discussion on Meta. I'd like to propose that we merge the ...
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Did “Hitler” declare war on the USA, or did “Germany”? [closed]

Referring to the question I asked here, which word is more correct/consistent?
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Should we be quoting so much Wikipedia? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Copying from online sources Should we allow Wikipedia to be referenced as an academic source in answers? I'm a bit worried already that we are just practicing google-fu and ...

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