http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suppression_of_the_Society_of_Jesus Now it's payback time for the Jesuits.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitol_Hill_Babysitting_Co-op This babysitting co-op makes for an excellent example of how monetary and fiscal policy work.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Opium_Convention The International Opium Convention was not as fun as it sounds.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_silent_musical_compositions Wikipedia's list of silent musical compositions.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppercorn_%28legal%29 A peppercorn is a token cost put into a contract to obscure the actual amount of consideration given.