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1. Which of these former British colonies was the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote?
2. Which was the first European nation to abolish the trade in slaves?
3. The first state to break away from Yugoslavia?
4. More Breakaways: The first state to break away from the USSR?
5. Signalling a coming of age for this country, which Asian nation was the first to defeat a European power in modern times?
6. A twist on firsts: What was the first US state to join after the original 13?
7. Which was the first South American country to declare its independence?
8. Which country was the first in the world to introduce paper money?
9. Which country was the first to recognise the state of Israel de facto, though not de jure?
10. What was the first African country to receive independence in sub-Saharan Africa in the post-war era?
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