Status. The purple stripe on a Roman tunic was called a "clavus".
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Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson lived in France for several years.
The Hague Peace Conference. One outcome of the 1907 Peace Conference of The Hague was German opposition to an agreement on arms limitations.
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Loch Ness Monster. The legend of "Nessie", the monster first spotted in 1933, made Loch Ness one of Scotland's biggest tourist attractions.
Hungary. The Hungarian Revolt of 1956 lasted from October 23, 1956, to November 4, 1956.
Longbow. The British soundly defeated the French at Agincourt with their superior archers, who used Longbows.