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Season 172 - Day 11 of 14
The American Civil War
During the American Civil War, the Confederate States of America established its capital in a city situated along the James River that served as a significant hub for commerce and transportation in the southern region.
What is the name of this city that played a pivotal role in the Confederate government's operations during the turbulent years of the Civil War?
Season 172 - Day 7 of 14
Which European metropolis experienced a catastrophic earthquake on November 1, 1755?
This seismic event caused extensive damage to the city's buildings, including churches, palaces, and homes, followed by a devastating tsunami and widespread fires that ravaged the urban landscape.
The catastrophe led to profound philosophical and religious reflections across Europe.
Season 172 - Day 6 of 14
What is the name for the steady and consistent wind pattern that blows mainly from the northeast in the Northern Hemisphere or from the southeast in the Southern Hemisphere?
This wind pattern that is also known as the "trade wind" plays a crucial role in shaping weather conditions and ocean currents in tropical regions, contributing to the formation of the doldrums and the reliable sailing routes historically utilized by merchants and explorers.
The name of this type of wind is used for a line of cars produced by a major car manufacturer.
Season 172 - Day 4 of 14
Architecture and Design
This ancient Chinese practice, often employed in architecture and interior design, emphasizes the harmonious arrangement of space and objects to optimize the flow of energy and promote well-being.
Based on the belief that the arrangement and orientation of a physical environment can influence a person's fortune and happiness, what is the term used to describe this practice that translates to "wind and water" in English?