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  2. Time zone - Wikipedia

    A time zone is an area that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries between countries and their subdivisions instead of strictly following longitude, because it is convenient for areas in frequent communication to keep the same time.

  3. East African campaign (World War II) - Wikipedia

    The East African campaign (also known as the Abyssinian campaign) was fought in East Africa during the Second World War by Allies of World War II, mainly from the British Empire, against Italy and its colony of Italian East Africa, between June 1940 and November 1941.

  4. Morisco - Wikipedia

    The label morisco for Muslims who converted to Christianity began to appear in texts in the first half of the sixteenth century, though use of the term at this time was limited. Usage became widespread in Christian sources during the second half of the century, but it was unclear whether Moriscos adopted the term. [6]

  5. History of Tanzania - Wikipedia

    Some time must elapse before education attains the standard it had reached under the Germans. But by 1920, the Education Department consisted of 1 officer and 2 clerks with a budget equal to 1% of the country's revenue—less than the amount appropriated for the maintenance of Government House. British administration after World War I

  6. History of slavery - Wikipedia

    Zanzibar was once East Africa's main slave-trading port, during the East African slave trade and under Omani Arabs in the 19th century, as many as 50,000 slaves were passing through the city each year. Prior to the 16th century, the bulk of slaves exported from Africa were shipped from East Africa to the Arabian peninsula.

  7. Julius Nyerere - Wikipedia

    Instead, the East African Community was launched in 1967, to facilitate some cooperation between the three countries. Later, Nyerere saw his inability to establish an East African Federation as the biggest failure of his career. Nyerere was concerned by developments in Zanzibar, a pair of islands off of Tanganyika's coast.

  8. Christianization - Wikipedia

    Conversion of the West and East Germanic tribes sometimes took place "top to bottom", in the sense that missionaries sometimes aimed at converting Germanic nobility first, after which time their societies would begin a gradual process of Christianization that would generally take a matter of centuries, with some traces of earlier beliefs remaining.

  9. Miscegenation - Wikipedia

    Miscegenation (/ m ɪ ˌ s ɛ dʒ ə ˈ n eɪ ʃ ən /) is the interbreeding of people who are considered to be members of different races. The word, usually considered pejorative, is derived from a combination of the Latin terms miscere (meaning "to mix" by German mistranslation; actually meaning "to move") and genus ("race") from the Hellenic γένος.