World History Before and After

Can you complete the 'Before and After' phrases using both hints from world history? (see How to Play)

'Before' HintBefore and After Phrase'After' Hint
British scientist largely credited with the invention of the World Wide WebAmerican assassin who spent several years in the Soviet Union before returning to Texas
American civil rights activist whose birthday is commemorated as a national holiday each JanuaryEnglish sovereign who signed the Magna Carta
Famous Macedonian leader whose empire at one point stretched from modern-day Greece to PakistanConstruction project first started by the Han Dynasty as a fortification for China's northern border
California city where a major earthquake occurred on April 18, 1906Man who overran Madrid on April 1, 1939 to become undisputed leader of Spain
Nickname of the Japanese flag used during the Second World WarHe became first provisional president of the Republic of China in 1911
Landmark agreement signed by Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev to limit anti-missile systemsTheodore Roosevelt earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his work on this agreement that ended the Russo-Japanese War
U.S. presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan said that, 'You shall not crucify mankind upon...' thisFirst and, as of 2013, only female Prime Minister of Israel
National liberation movement & political party, led by Nelson Mandela, that came to power in South Africa after elections in 1994Meeting of European leaders in 1814-1815 designed to restore Europe to its pre-Napoleonic order
Leonardo da Vinci sketch of 1490 that illustrates the proportionality of a human beingHistorical name for Northeast China, a region invaded by the Japanese army prior to World War II
Famous Ancient Greek sculpture attributed to Alexandros of Antioch that notably has no armsPeace activist and socialist political figure from Tennessee and North Carolina who shares his last name with an American folk singer named Arlo
Conflict during which Hannibal famously crossed the Alps with elephants1701-1714 conflict over the right to the throne vacated by the death of childless Hapsburg monarch Charles II
Canadian Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006German philosopher associated with existentialism; author of 'Being and Time'
Acronym coined by the United States Signal Corps in 1939 for a new detection technologyCity that served as an administrative center for German East Africa, British-led Tanganyika, and Tanzania
North African conflict that is often credited with causing the political disintegration of the Fourth French RepublicBuilding where the American Founding Fathers signed a famous Declaration intended for King George III
Middle Eastern British protectorate established in 1921 and ruled by the Hasemite dynasty from AmmanThe third member of the 'Great Triumvirate' of the U.S. Senate with Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun; not to be confused with a Noah who shares his last name and published a dictionary in 1828
English poet who published 'Essay on Man' in 1734Catholic leader credited with starting the First Crusade
Nation in which the United States constructed a canal from 1901 to 1914Stage performer/dancer infamously executed for spying during the First World War
American author whose works include 'The Gift of the Magi' and 'The Cop and the Anthem'Secretary of State under Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford known for employing the strategy of 'detente'
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  • The latter portion of the "Before" answer will blend with the earlier portion of the "After" answer to form a fictional phrase.

    In the phrase, an entire word may be shared (King JOHN the Baptist) or part of a word (South AfriCAnada).
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
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