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1) Trojan War. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Trojan War, in Greek mythology, war between the Greeks and the people of Troy. The strife began after the Trojan prince Paris abducted Helen, wife of Menelaus of...

2) Paullus, Aemilius. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The Macedonian war between Rome and King Perseus had dragged on since 171; Paullus accepted (168) a second consulship to fight in Macedonia. Capturing the king near...

3) biological warfare. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Limited attempts have been made in the past to spread disease among the enemy; e.g., military leaders in the French and Indian Wars tried to spread smallpox among...

4) Representation of the People Acts. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Representation of the People Acts, statutes enacted by the British Parliament to continue the extension of the franchise begun by the Reform Bills (see under Reform...

5) Giap, Vo Nguyen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North Vietnam and later of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. A nationalist, he joined the Vietnamese Communist party in the 1930s, later joining Ho Chi Minh in China....

6) Delaware, indigenous people of North America. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English name given several closely related Native American groups of the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages)....

7) boat people. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Indochinese refugees who fled Communist rule after the Vietnam War (1975) in small boats and the many ethnic Chinese who left Vietnam similarly after China's invasion...

8) Hukbalahap. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...World War II as a guerrilla army to fight the Japanese; the name is a contraction of a Tagalog phrase meaning "People's Anti-Japanese Army." After the war the army...

9) guerrilla warfare. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...When guerrillas obey the laws of conventional warfare they are entitled, if captured, to be treated as ordinary prisoners of war; however, they are often executed...

10) Cavour, Camillo Benso, conte di. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian statesman, premier (1852-59, 1860-61) of the Kingdom of Sardinia. The active force behind King Victor Emmanuel II, he was responsible more than any other...

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