Can You Pass 19th Century History 101?

The 19th century was an amazing century that reshaped the world in many ways: politically, economically and socially. How well do you know this dynamic century?
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Which country did the United States go to war with in 1812?
Canada
Britain
France
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Which major scientific work was published in 1859?
On the Origin of Species
Microbes organized, their role in fermentation, putrefaction and the Contagion
The Old Quantum Theory
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The Crimean War in 1854 was fought between which two countries?
Russia and Germany and its Allies
Russia and Britain and its Allies
Britain and Germany and its Allies
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The Battle of Waterloo brought about the final defeat of which leader?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Otto von Bismarck
Winfield Scott
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Which 19th century scientist is noted for creating the first vaccine?
Thomas Edison
Gregor Mendel
Louis Pasteur
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Who published The Communist Manifesto in 1848?
Karl Marx
Vladimir Lenin
Joseph Stalin
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Who was crowned the sovereign of India in 1877?
King George
Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth
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Which American military leader "opened up" Japan in 1853?
Douglas MacArthur
Matthew C. Perry
Ulysses S. Grant
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Which group gain voting rights in Britain in 1860?
Men who don't own land
Women
Jews
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What year does the Emancipation Proclamation become law?
1860
1863
1868
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In 1869 the Transcontinental Railroad is completed in which country?
United States
Britain
Russia
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Which country did the United States declare war on in 1898?
Britain
Germany
Spain
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Well, thanks for playing, but you had trouble answering most, if not all, of the questions in this quiz. You managed to forget a lot of your history classes and can't remember the big events of the 19th century; however, you likely managed to get lots of sleep and are well rested. Good job!

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Good job! You managed to answer several of the questions in this quiz correctly. You are familiar with the big events that happened during the 19th century that helped move the world to the way it is today. You didn't forget everything from history class. You are a solid History Student.

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Great job! You managed to answer most, if not all, of the questions in this quiz. You are familiar with many of the events that helped reshape the world during the 19th century, from wars, to social changes and even to scientific advancements. You are a 19th Century Scholar!

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1
Which country did the United States go to war with in 1812?
Canada
Britain
France
2
Which major scientific work was published in 1859?
On the Origin of Species
Microbes organized, their role in fermentation, putrefaction and the Contagion
The Old Quantum Theory
3
The Crimean War in 1854 was fought between which two countries?
Russia and Germany and its Allies
Russia and Britain and its Allies
Britain and Germany and its Allies
4
The Battle of Waterloo brought about the final defeat of which leader?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Otto von Bismarck
Winfield Scott
5
Which 19th century scientist is noted for creating the first vaccine?
Thomas Edison
Gregor Mendel
Louis Pasteur
6
Who published The Communist Manifesto in 1848?
Karl Marx
Vladimir Lenin
Joseph Stalin
7
Who was crowned the sovereign of India in 1877?
King George
Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth
8
Which American military leader "opened up" Japan in 1853?
Douglas MacArthur
Matthew C. Perry
Ulysses S. Grant
9
Which group gain voting rights in Britain in 1860?
Men who don't own land
Women
Jews
10
What year does the Emancipation Proclamation become law?
1860
1863
1868
11
In 1869 the Transcontinental Railroad is completed in which country?
United States
Britain
Russia
12
Which country did the United States declare war on in 1898?
Britain
Germany
Spain