How much do you know about history?

"History, in general, only informs us what bad government is," Thomas Jefferson Many people have heard of wars, or some genocide caused by government during history, but very few know the true extent of the atrocities caused by government.

Do YOU know anything about the horrors, the countless streams of blood, and crippled bodies, that have litered history thanks to government? Find out now.

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  1. During 1932-1933 Joseph Stalin's economic planning caused how many people to starve to death in the Ukraine?
  2. During World War II, the U.S. government forcibly relocated 110,000 Americans of Japanese decent, or Japanese citizens living in the United States, to internment camps. Did President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorize this autrocity?
  3. The Spanish Inquisition, in which religious "heretics" were rooted out, tortured and killed, resulted in the death of 125,000 people. Did the Spanish disobey the Catholic Church's Cannon Law by performing the Inquistion?
  4. In 1890, 500 troops of the 7th U.S. Calvary surronded unarmed members of the Souix tribe, to move them to another part of the country. After a skirmish, the soldiers fired on the Souix, killing more than 300 men, women, and children. This would later be known as the Wounded Knee Massacre. How many "Medals of Honor" were awarded to various soldiers for carrying out the massacre?
  5. Which of these ancient civilizations did NOT have slaves?
  6. During Medevil time the Catholic church apporved of slavery.
  7. It is well known that Adolf Hitler and the Nazis killed 6 million Jews during the Holocaust, but when the other people they killed (Balts, Czechs, French, gypsies, gays, Slavs, etc.) are added in, what is the death toll estimated to be?
  8. The Emancipation Proclomation issued by Abraham Lincoln...
  9. How many people were enslaved to build the Great Wall of China?
  10. During the 20th Century how many people starved to death in government caused famines in Communist China?
  11. During the 20th Century, the Soviet government murderd 20 Million of its own citizens.

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