War by Clue

Guess each war based on the clue.
One of these is technically not a real war.
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Last updated: May 9, 2020
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Also known as the Great War.
World War I
The deadliest conflict to be called a "rebellion".
Taiping Rebellion
A series of wars fought between two ancient city states. One was eventually burnt to the ground while the other subsequently forged a massive empire.
Punic Wars
Fought between an Islamic empire and a maritime republic. The Battle of Lepanto occurred during this war.
Fourth Ottoman-Venetian War
A war fought in what is now South Africa, which also featured an early usage of concentration camps.
Second Boer War
The war actually lasted an extra sixteen years or so longer than the already lengthy period of time suggested by the name.
Hundred Years' War
The U.S. annexation of Texas was one of the causes of this war.
Mexican-American War
The bloodshed of this war is said to have prompted Ashoka, emperor of the Maurya Empire (also the one who caused the bloodshed), to adopt Buddhism.
Kalinga War
Fought between Huáscar and Atahualpa over the succession to the throne after the death of their father.
Inca Civil War
Nine African countries and around twenty-five armed groups became involved in this war.
Second Congo War
A crusade that occurred in southern France.
Albigensian Crusade
Man versus animals in Australia. The animals won.
Emu War
A war fought between two leagues consisting of city states, one led by a militaristic city state and the other led by the city where democracy was first created.
Peloponnesian War
A brief war that occurred in 1969, the buildup to which occurred at the 1970 FIFA World Cup qualifier, though the issues leading up to the war were unrelated to the games.
Football War
A war fought between the Minamoto and Taira clans and one which resulted in the establishment of the Kamakura shogunate.
Genpei War
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