History Quiz / Did It Happen Before or After 1500 AD?

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Can you determine whether or not the given event happened Before (B) or After (A) 1500 AD?

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Event(B) or (A)
Elizabeth becomes Queen of England.
Columbus makes his first voyage to the Americas.
Joan of Arc is martyred.
Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks.
England defeats the Spanish Armada.
The Taj Mahal is constructed.
Martin Luther nails the 95 Theses.
The Chinese finish construction on the Forbidden City.
Vasco da Gama sails around Africa to India.
Copernicus writes 'Commentariolus', and proclaims the sun as the center of the solar system.
Norway, Sweden, and Denmark form the Kalmar Union.
Henry VII defeats Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth.
The plague strikes Tudor England.
The 'Year of the Three Popes' during the Great Schism.
Jan Huss is burned at the stake.
Event(B) or (A)
The Incan Empire builds a city at Machu Picchu.
Magellan's crew is the first to sail around the world.
Michelangelo completes his sculpture of David.
All Jews are expelled from Spain.
Leonardo da Vinci completes the Mona Lisa.
The Ottoman Empire conquers Eastern Anatolia from the Safavids.
The Dancing Plague hits Strasbourg.
The Battle of Castillon, the last battle of the Hundred Years' War is fought.
The Gregorian Calendar goes into effect.
Machiavelli writes 'The Prince'.
The birth of Guru Nanak Dev, a major figure in Hinduism and Sikhism.
Catherine de' Medici instigates the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre.
Zheng He makes his first voyage to India and the Indonesian islands.
Vlad Dracula drives back an army led by Mehmed the Conqueror.
Cortez conquers the Aztec empire.

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