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19th Century Quiz A-Z

For each letter of the alphabet, guess the correct 19th century related name/term that corresponds to the hint.
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Last updated: February 17, 2018
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Year
Hint
 
Answer
1820
This continent is discovered
A
Antarctica
1839
This kingdom is declared with its first king being Leopold I
B
Belgium
1885
King Leopold II of B establishes this African country as a personal fiefdom
C
Congo Free State
1859
This scientist publishes his book On the Origin of Species
D
Charles Darwin
1814
Napoleon is exiled to this island
E
Elba
1892
This method of identification is officially adopted for the first time
F
Fingerprinting
1808, 1832
This German writer publishes his magnum opus Faust
G
J. W. von Goethe
1804
This country gains independence from France becoming the first black republic
H
Haiti
1845–1849
This country suffers from the Great Famine caused by a shortage of potatoes
I
Ireland
1830
The House of Bourbon is replaced by the House of Orléans (the ____ Monarchy) following this French Revolution
J
July Revolution
1883
This volcano in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) erupts
K
Krakatoa
1865
John Wilkes Booth assassinates this President
L
A. Lincoln
1840
New Zealand is founded as the Treaty of Waitangi is signed by the British and...
M
The Māori
1842
This treaty cedes Hong Kong to the British: Treaty of _______
N
Nanking
1896
This sports event is revived in Athens
O
Olympic Games
1843
This inventor of the detective fiction publishes The Tell-Tale Heart
P
E. A. Poe
1890s
The British Empire controls this part of the world's population
Q
1 quarter
1885
Louis Pasteur creates the first successful vaccine against this viral disease
R
Rabies
1833
This practice is banned throughout the British Empire
S
Slavery
1831–1850
The name for the forced relocation of thousands of Native Americans
T
Trail of Tears
1846
Mormons migrate to this state
U
Utah
1895
This team sport is invented in Holyoke, Massachusetts
V
Volleyball
(1869)
Leo Tolstoy publishes this novel
W
War and Peace
1891
Rerum novarum, a major document on social justice, is launched by this pope
X
Pope Leo XIII
1872
This region becomes the first national park
Y
Yellowstone
1898
This French author writes J'accuse…!, a letter where he opposes antisemitism and supports the falsely accused A. Dreyfus
Z
Émile Zola
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Feb 17, 2018
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