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Can you pick which of the two historic moments is being described?

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Which historic...A or B
...location was Napoleon Bonaparte exiled to first?
(A) St. Helena or (B) Elba
...battle was a major battle of World War I?
(A) The Battle of the Somme or (B) The Battle of Britain
...ocean liner sank first?
(A) RMS Lusitania or (B) RMS Titanic
...decade was nicknamed ''The Jazz Age'' and ''Roaring''?
(A) 1900s or (B) 1920s
...court case was ruled by the US Supreme Court first?
(A) Miranda v. Arizona or (B) Brown v. Board of Education
...explorer, with Tenzing Norgay, first climbed Mount Everest?
(A) Robert Peary or (B) Edmund Hillary
...leader founded the Republic of China?
(A) Sun Yat-Sen or (B) Mao Zedong
...place marked General Lee's surrender, ending the Civil War?
(A) Appomattox Court House or (B) Antietam
...natural disaster claimed more lives?
(A) Haiti Earthquake of 2010 or (B) Hurricane Katrina of 2005
...year saw the storming of the Bastille?
(A) 1789 or (B) 1793
...philosopher penned ''The Republic'' in 380 B.C.?
(A) Plato or (B) Aristotle
...pilot flew the Spirit of St. Louis?
(A) Charles Lindbergh or (B) Amelia Earhart
Which historic...A or B
...year marked William's conquest of England?
(A) 476 or (B) 1066
...Asian landmark was operational first?
(A) Forbidden City or (B) Taj Mahal
...artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
(A) Botticelli or (B) Michelangelo
...protest occurred first?
(A) Gandhi's Salt March or (B) Tiananmen Square (June 4th Incident)
...event occurred while Thomas Jefferson was president?
(A) The Bill of Rights Ratification or (B) The Louisiana Purchase
...location was the stage for the ancient Olympic games?
(A) Marathon, Greece or (B) Olympia, Greece
...document was penned earlier in history?
(A) Magna Carta or (B) Summa Theologica
...empire fell to conquistador Hernán Cortés?
(A) Aztec Empire or (B) Incan Empire
...piece of art was sculpted by Auguste Rodin?
(A) David or (B) The Thinker
...pandemic occurred first?
(A) The Spanish Influenza or (B) The Black Death
...speech by MLK, Jr. was given on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?
(A) ''I Have a Dream'' or (B) ''I've Been to the Mountaintop''
...project's construction was completed first?
(A) Mount Rushmore or (B) Panama Canal

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