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6-Letter History Chain #2

For each hint, enter a 6-letter word. The last letter of this word will be the first letter of the next word.
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Last updated: February 20, 2019
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First submittedFebruary 20, 2019
Times taken29,092
Average score65.0%
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City that had a "tea party" in 1773
Boston
Harald Fairhair was supposedly
the first king of this country
Norway
River called "China's sorrow" because
of its many disastrous floods
Yellow
Jews in this city's ghetto revolted in 1943
Warsaw
Composer of "Flight of the Valkyries"
Wagner
The V2 or Saturn V, for example
Rocket
Major river of Mesopotamia
Tigris
Female poet who gave new meaning
to the island of Lesbos
Sappho
England's oldest university
Oxford
Place in Greece where one could
speak to the oracle
Delphi
Hint
Answer
Greek island home to Odysseus;
Namesake of a city in upstate New York
Ithaca
Legendary world in Norse mythology
where Valhalla can be found
Asgard
Region of Sudan infamous for war
and genocide since 2003
Darfur
Napoleon lost nearly 90% of his army
when he invaded this country
Russia
Anatolian city formerly known as Angora
Ankara
Predecessor to the calculator that used
beads sliding on wires
Abacus
Assistant to a knight
Squire
Considered to be the father of geometry
Euclid
City where Kennedy was assassinated
Dallas
Beetle that was sacred in ancient Egypt
Scarab
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Level 78
Feb 21, 2019
Nicely done :)
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Level 48
May 9, 2019
Saying Valhalla is part of Asgard is a bit of a strange clue. I mean it's true but there is other stuff in Asgard too.
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Level 66
Jul 16, 2019
no offense but your argument is weird. So saying san francisco is a city in the unted states is weird because there are other cities in the united states too?
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Level 70
Jul 25, 2019
What is weird to me is that it is the lowest answer on the list. Not big MCU fans here in the Jetpunk-verse?
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Level 45
Oct 19, 2022
But lots of movie snobs.
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Level 66
Dec 8, 2020
It's Åsgård, not Asgard.
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Level 67
Oct 19, 2022
the nitpicking is mad on this site smh
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Level 24
Oct 20, 2022
Depends on the language, in danish it's Asgård, not Åsgård
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Level 28
Feb 18, 2021
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Level 72
Feb 26, 2021
Odd to have a question about an outspoken antisemite following the Jewish uprising question.
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Level 62
Jan 14, 2023
Do you think Wagner should have come first?
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Level 72
Apr 12, 2022
Awesome quiz.
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Level 49
May 9, 2022
damnit as a non USian I reallt thought it was Utica and tried different spellings. Superintendent Chalmers has let me down
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Level 84
Oct 19, 2022
wtf is a USian?
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Level 60
Oct 19, 2022
I'm going with American. Never heard it before, but it sort of makes sense.
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Level 62
Jan 14, 2023
^^Oh no, someone's rattled his cage.
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Level 60
Oct 19, 2022
I almost talked myself out of Asgard, trying to think of other worlds. Stupid brain, trying to make things more complicated.
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Level 59
Oct 20, 2022
Damn, I thought it was spelled Ithica, have only heard it said aloud. My stupid brain assumed I was wrong rather than trying different spellings