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8 Topic Pages Found in History and starting with the letter Y
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Yankee

term used by Americans generally in reference to a native of New England and by non-Americans, especially the British, in reference to an American of

Yazoo Fraud, 1795

name given to the sale in 1795 by an act of the Georgia legislature of vast holdings in the Yazoo River country to four land companies following the

The Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilman 's most celebrated and widely read short story is the tale of a depressed woman with a young baby who has been prescribed a

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Yemen (Republic)

( yĕm'ən ), officially Republic of Yemen, republic (2005 est. pop. 20,727,000), 207,300 sq mi (535,800 sq km), SW Asia, at the southern edge of the

Yggdrasil (Norse mythology)

In Norse mythology, the world tree, a sacred ash which spanned heaven and hell. It was evergreen and tended by the Norns , goddesses of past, present,

York Minster

Cathedral in York , England. It is the cathedral and metropolitan church of St Peter, and one of the most famous of Europe's Gothic buildings. The

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Yoruba (African people)

The Yoruba are renowned throughout West Africa and the African diaspora as masters of religious practice and a number of New World religions have

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Yüan

( yüän ), Mongol dynasty of China that ruled from 1271 to 1368. It was a division of the great empire conquered by the Mongols . Kublai Khan , who