Our shared history is full of amazing events, some of which changed the world for the better — the Union winning the American Civil War — and some for the worse, such as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963. In this quiz, we’ll name some of the most famous events in world history, and your job is to identify the country where those events unfolded. Think you’re up for this amazing challenge?
You probably already know where Hitler died at the end of World War II. It was Berlin, Germany, the home of his Third Reich, and the Fuhrer’s death meant the end of the Nazi scourge that ravaged the continent. But do you know where the treaty that officially ended the war was signed? How much do you recall about the other major events of violence and reconciliation in world affairs?
No all big events are destructive. Do you know where the glory of the Eiffel Tower was unveiled? How about the Burj Khalifa, the tallest freestanding structure on the planet? What do you know about the nations that have witnessed other major human accomplishments in the past few centuries?
Maybe you know where the Emancipation Proclamation and Treaty of Versailles were signed. Or maybe you don’t. In this quiz, let’s see if you really know the countries where humankind’s biggest events happened!
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