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In 1455, a civil war began in England. Two different royal families were fighting for the throne. What is this conflict now called?
The Great Royal Feud
The Wars of the Roses
The English Civil War
The Internicine War
What flower was used by the Incas as an image of their sun god?
This flower was immensely popular in the 17th century in the Netherlands. Demand was so high that a single specimen could cost more than six times the average Dutchman's annual wages! For years, fortunes were made and lost on this flower. The bubble burst in 1637, leaving many merchants ruined, and causing a mild economic depression throughout the country. What flower was this?
The monarch of what nation sits on the 'Chrysanthemum Throne'?
This flower is the insignia of some Austrian and German alpine troops. It also serves as the rank insignia for Swiss Generals.
What famous military leader had the nickname 'Corporal Violet'?
This blooming weed played a small role in Bacon's Rebellion. (Virginia, 1676.)
British soldiers learned the hard way the consequences of ingesting the plant 'Datura Stramonium.' What is *not* one of the many aliases of this dangerous flower?
Many medieval individuals thought that this flower had the power to protect them from The Black Death.
In much of the British Commonwealth, what flowers are worn on Remembrance Day to honor the memories of veterans of World War I?
This is the state flower of Ohio, in honor of an assassinated American president who considered the flower his lucky charm.
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Compiled Jun 28 12