CAPITALIZED Capitals
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Name that Riot!
Ancient Water Transport
Terrifying Torture Tools
400

This South American Capital just like its country rests perfectly on the equator.

What is Quito?

400

Although this ancient Chinese sailing ship had a literal garbage name, it was improved during the Song Dynasty for extensive maritime voyages.

What was the Chinese Junk?

400

This riot was the deadliest in the history of Constantinople as over 30,000 people were killed, all over a dispute about a Chariot Race.

What was the Nika Riot?

400

This crucial practice was necessary for planting early crops and involved redirecting water from rivers into smaller channels.

What is Irrigation?

400

This torture device, developed in Ancient Greece, saw people being steamed alive in a bull.

What is the Brazen Bull?

800

This Capital in the United States is named after the 3rd. President of its country.

What is Jefferson City?

800

The name of this revolutionary triangular sail means “latin” in French and was the earliest fore-and-aft sail.

What was the Lateen Sail?

800

Martin Luther’s 95 Theses incited this rebellion, as the German Peasants thought he would support it, however, he said they got there, “just desserts”.

What were the German Peasant Revolts of 1525?

800

This Ancient Egyptian invention helped to lift water out in buckets to be used for watering crops.

What is the Shaduf?

800

This medieval torture tool was not only named after its primary metal of composition, but also the word for an unmarried young woman.

What is the Iron Maiden?

1200

Combining the words “Triple” and “I” will get you this North African Capital.

What is Tripoli?

1200

This British merchant ship invented in the 1800’s was designed for speed, and shares its name with an LA Basketball team.

What was the Clipper Ship?

1200

Just recently in 2021, disappointed with the outcome of the recent presidential election, rioters stormed the U.S Capitol building as a mob.

What were the Capitol Riots?

1200

The Romans were most famous for developing these bridges which functioned as artificial channels for transporting water across large valleys.

What were the Aqueducts?

1200

This torture method used by the British for executions, sees the accused be ripped apart by horses and then cut in half.

What is Hung, Drawn, and Quartered?

1600

This Capital City has a bigger version of Ben.

What is London?

1600

The two smaller ships of Christopher Columbus, the Nina and Pinta were this kind of ship.

What was the Caravel?

1600

This rebellion in Han China was an unsuccessful peasant revolt, however it severely crippled the government leading to its decline.

What was the Yellow Turban Uprising?

1600

The ancient Persians were able to turn their desert environment into an oasis due to this system of underground canals meant to access aquifers.

What were the Qanats?

1600

This form of viking torture was so brutal, it was thought to have been only legend, the person’s ribs were bent into the lungs to form eagle wings.

What is the Viking Blood Eagle?

2000

 If you spell “also” backwards, it will sound nearly identical to the name of this Scandinavian Capital.

What is Oslo?

2000

This American ship was named after the supreme law of the country, and was nicknamed, “Old Ironsides” due to its sturdy hull never sinking.

What is the U.S.S Constitution?

2000

This famous slave uprising in the Roman Empire occurred in 73 BCE and ultimately defeated 9 Roman Armies before being put down.

What was Spartacus’s Slave Rebellion?

2000

This gigantic canal built during the Sui Dynasty is now officially an UNESCO site due to being the largest man-made artificial river.

What is the Grand Canal?

2000

Created during the radical phase of the French Revolution, this execution device really was “a-head” of its time.

What is the Guillotine?

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