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Italian pope from 1534 to 1549 who excommunicated Henry VIII of England in 1538 and initiated the Council of Trent in 1545; was active in the Counter Reformation and promoted the Society of Jesus for this purpose (1468-1549) Alessandro Farnese , Paul III
method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation coitus interruptus , onanism , pulling out , withdrawal method
radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos Cultural Revolution , Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution
Roman Emperor who when faced with military problems decided in 286 to divide the empire between himself in the east and Maximian in the west; he initiated the last persecution of the Christians in 303 (245-313) Diocletian , Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletian
secrets known only to an initiated minority esoterica
legal proceedings initiated by a creditor to repossess the collateral for loan that is in default foreclosure
group of initiated Sikhs to which devout orthodox Sikhs are ritually admitted at puberty; founded by the tenth and last Guru in 1699 Khalsa
German physicist whose explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions initiated quantum theory (1858-1947) Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck , Max Planck , Planck
form of nonviolent resistance initiated in India by Mahatma Gandhi in order to oppose British rule and to hasten political reforms Satyagraha
focal epilepsy initiated by somatosensory phenomena sensory epilepsy
Crusade initiated in 1248 after the loss of Jerusalem in 1244 and defeated in 1249 Seventh Crusade
inquisition initiated in 1478 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella that guarded the orthodoxy of Catholicism in Spain (especially from the 15th to the 17th centuries) Spanish Inquisition
operations that are initiated predictably by a clock synchronous operation
Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948) Tojo , Tojo Eiki , Tojo Hideki
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