1840s General Knowledge
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What crop's failure triggered the Great Famine in Ireland?
What independent republic joined the U.S. as the 28th state?
Who wrote "Manifesto of the Communist Party"?
What was discovered near Sutter's Mill in California?
Who wrote about a repetitive raven that said "nevermore"?
Who wrote "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo"?
What desert city was founded by Brigham Young in 1847?
What is 1848 known as?
Year of Revolution
Who did Queen Victoria marry? (They were first cousins)
What "empire" was ruled by Dom Pedro II?
What did Samuel Morse invent?
And what was the first message he sent using it?
What Hath God Wrought?
What African country, founded as colony for African-Americans, became independent?
What party of pioneers resorted to cannibalism when stuck in the Sierra Nevada mountains?
What did Charles Goodyear learn how to "vulcanize"?
What country did the United Kingdom annex after signing the
Treaty of Waitangi with Māori chiefs?
What country did the United States fight a war against?
Who wrote "Jane Eyre"?
Who began his 67 year reign as Emperor of Austria?
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