History Quiz #597
What are the Roaring Twenties, also known as Années Folles and Golden Twenties?
The House of Lords Act, an Act of the Parliament of the UK, reformed the House of Lords by removing the centuries old right of several hundred people who had inherited their seats to be members of the House of Lords. When did it become effective?
The "Byzantine Empire" is the term used since the 19th century to describe the Roman Empire of the Middle Ages, centred on its capital, where?
In what year was the Married Women’s Property Act passed into British law, that recognised husband and wife as separate legal entities, and gave married women the legal right to sue and be sued, be liable for their own debts, hold stock in their own names and to own, buy and sell separate property?
Trop v. Dulles (1958) was a landmark case in which the US Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional for the government to do what to US citizens as punishment?
Which of these historical figures is most associated with the year 1793?
When did Panama assume control of the Canal through its territory, begun in 1881 and opened to shipping in 1914?