Statistics for The 19th Century

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YearDescriptionAnswer% Correct
1837–1901
This queen rules the British Empire for most of the century
Queen Victoria
96%
1865This political leader is assassinated at Ford's TheaterAbraham Lincoln
92%
1869This canal is completed in EgyptSuez Canal
91%
1873Levi Strauss invents this type of clothingBlue Jeans
90%
1815Napoleon meets his final defeat at this battleBattle of Waterloo
89%
1824This composer completes his ninth and final symphonyLudwig van
Beethoven
89%
1839–1860China fights two wars with western powers over this drugOpium
89%
1889This tower becomes the world's tallest man-made structure{Eiffel} Tower
86%
1831This naturalist begins his famous journey on the HMS BeagleCharles Darwin
80%
1818Mary Shelley publishes this horror novelFrankenstein
80%
1803The United States buys this territory from FranceLouisiana
78%
1844"What hath God wrought" is the first message sent using this new technologyTelegraphy
75%
1836This short-lived republic declares independence from MexicoTexas
71%
1804This country becomes independent following a slave revoltHaiti
61%
1877This inventor patents the phonographThomas Edison
61%
1819This "liberator" becomes the first President of Gran ColombiaSimón Bolívar
58%
1865Edward Whymper leads the first party to climb this Swiss peakMatterhorn
55%
1825This canal connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic OceanErie Canal
44%
1816–1828This warrior-king unites many Zulu tribesShaka Zulu
37%
1824This Romantic poet dies while fighting for Greek independenceLord Byron
35%

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