Can You Determine Which Event Happened First?

Do you think you can determine which historical event happened first? It's time to put your historical knowledge to the test!
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Which happened first?
The founding of Rome
The birth of Socrates
The first Olympic games
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Which happened first?
Hadrian's Wall
Destruction of Pompeii
Martyrdom of St. Peter
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Which happened first?
Construction of Notre Dame
St Francis of Assisi Dies
William the Conquerer wins Battle of Hastings
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Which happened first?
William Wallace defeats the English at Stirling
The Black Death erupts over Europe
Dante dies
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Which happened first?
Martyrdom of Joan of Arc
Michelangelo completes David
Gutenberg invents printing press
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Which happened first?
New Amsterdam
Roanoake Island established
Jamestown settled
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Which musical period happened first?
Classical
Romantic
Baroque
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Which happened first?
Birth of Peter the Great, Czar of Russia
Boston Tea Party
First congress of the US
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Which happened first?
US Marines founded
US Army founded
US Navy Founded
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Which happened first?
Declaratory act
Currency act
Stamp act
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Which happened first in the Revolutionary Era?
Battle of Bunker Hill
Declaration of Independence
Ticonderoga
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Which happened first?
Battle at Fort Sumter
South Carolina secedes
Lincoln elected president
Result
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Based on the results of this quiz, you are first fabulous! When it comes to history's most famous events, you know your stuff. You managed to correctly guess which event came first more than half of the time on this quiz. We commend you for your killer history skills!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are first fantastic! When it comes to historical firsts, you are the master. Not many people can correctly determine which events in history happened when, but you can. We think you're aptitude for history is off the charts. Well done!

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1
Which happened first?
The founding of Rome
The birth of Socrates
The first Olympic games
2
Which happened first?
Hadrian's Wall
Destruction of Pompeii
Martyrdom of St. Peter
3
Which happened first?
Construction of Notre Dame
St Francis of Assisi Dies
William the Conquerer wins Battle of Hastings
4
Which happened first?
William Wallace defeats the English at Stirling
The Black Death erupts over Europe
Dante dies
5
Which happened first?
Martyrdom of Joan of Arc
Michelangelo completes David
Gutenberg invents printing press
6
Which happened first?
New Amsterdam
Roanoake Island established
Jamestown settled
7
Which musical period happened first?
Classical
Romantic
Baroque
8
Which happened first?
Birth of Peter the Great, Czar of Russia
Boston Tea Party
First congress of the US
9
Which happened first?
US Marines founded
US Army founded
US Navy Founded
10
Which happened first?
Declaratory act
Currency act
Stamp act
11
Which happened first in the Revolutionary Era?
Battle of Bunker Hill
Declaration of Independence
Ticonderoga
12
Which happened first?
Battle at Fort Sumter
South Carolina secedes
Lincoln elected president