Before or After: 1900

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Can you determine whether each historical event took place Before (B) or After (A) the year 1900?*

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The signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth formally ends the Russo-Japanese War
Pierre and Marie Curie discover radium and coin the term 'radioactivity'
The Second Boer War begins, featuring guerrilla tactics in South Africa and Swaziland
Wm. Jennings Bryan becomes the first U.S. Presidential candidate to travel widely during his campaign, giving over 500 speeches in 100 days across 27 states
The Republic of Cuba gains formal independence from the U.S.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky dies at age 53, just nine days after his Sixth Symphony (Pathétique) premieres
St. Louis hosts the World's Fair, inspiring the 1944 Judy Garland film
The Constitution of Australia comes into force, uniting six formerly separate colonies into one commonwealth
At least 150 Lakota natives are killed in the Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota
Abraham (Bram) Stoker publishes his Gothic novel 'Dracula'

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