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Births (100 years ago today): 1916 - Jane Jacobs, American-Canadian journalist, author, and activist (d. 2006)

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Deaths (450 years ago today): 1566 - Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490)

Deaths (100 years ago today): 1916 - Ned Daly, Irish rebel commander (Easter Rising) (b. 1891)

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Why, and with what results, was an international coalition formed against Saddam Hussein?

IB History Internal Assessment 2017

Why did the First Gulf War take place?

To what extent do you agree that there was no victor in the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88?

Why did the Iran-Iraq War last for so long?

Sourcework Practice: Causes of the Iran-Iraq War

What were the causes and consequences of the Iran-Iraq War, 1980-88?

Halabja: What really happened, and who was responsible?

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