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What is the difference between a crown prince and a prince?

A crown prince is a male member of a monarch's family that is firstĀ in line to inherit the throne. This is usually the monarch's...
Dollar Bill Back

What do the symbols on back of the U.S. dollar bill mean?

Pull out a dollar bill or use this image for reference as you read through this post. The pyramid and the eagle on the back...
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Why do quarters have ridges on their edges?

According to the U.S. Mint, ridges were added to the edges of quarters (aka reeded edges) to help prevent fraud and counterfeiting. Reeded edges...
nuclear weapon

How many countries have nuclear weapons?

As of 2019, nine countries are known to have nuclear weapons. There are about 14,000 nuclear weapons in the world, a number that has...
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What is the difference between the United Kingdom, England, Great Britain, and Britain?

I'm going to start off using high-level terms and get more specific as the post goes on. I'll also be using the terms island,...

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