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Sugar, Banana export

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Viking farms

Albania
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Only men may be heads of household, and only men may inherit family wealth. Also marriages are usually arranged at birth.

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Where Reagan kicked ass and took names. :headbang:

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(had to look it up, but ...) an overseas department of France comprising Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre and smaller islands in the Leeward Is. of the West Indies, first colonized in 1635. Capital: Basse-Terre
Population: 421,000
I have no idea what I would associate with this.

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Mull - wildlife and bright painted houses

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candy canes

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Māori

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Salvador Allende

United States of America
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Freedom Fighters

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Downfall of Japanese carrier fleet.


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Before Cook got his butt over to Botany bay, Australia was known as 'New Holland' (Named by Abel Tasman).

Abel Tasman, after naming New Holland, floated south east for a while and stumbled upon anotherlandmass, which he named:

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Lambs (baby sheep) and fantastic scenery (I heard it was where they filmed Lord of the Rings)

Eire

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During the Great Famine (1845-1849) the population was decreased by 2,5 million: 1 million deaths and 1,5 million migrated, of which a large number ended up in Canada and the US.

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oil

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Chad:Due to its distance from the sea and its largely desert climate, the country is sometimes referred to as the "Dead Heart of Africa"

the Azores
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Azores
Some of the world's tallest Mountains

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money

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Curacao
Oil

Mexico
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Dirt. There's a lot of it there. I know.. I've seen it.

Do countries of the past count? How about:
U.S.S.R.
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