History Quiz / 19th Century: First or Second Half

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Can you identify in which half of the 19th century these events occurred? For 1801-1850 enter 1, and for 1851-1900 enter 2.

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Event(1)st or (2)nd
American Civil War began
Darwin published 'On the Origin of Species'
Napoleon invaded Russia
Construction of Suez Canal completed
Samuel Colt Patented the Revolver
Charles Dickens published 'Oliver Twist'
Thomas Edison tested his first light bulb
Herman Melville published 'Moby-Dick'
Thomas Jefferson became president of the US
First isolation of aluminum
Canadian Confederation formed
Monroe Doctrine declared
Beethoven performed 'Moonlight Sonata'
Basketball invented
First steam locomotive begins operation
Event(1)st or (2)nd
Mexico gained independence from Spain
First Opium War began
Jack the Ripper murders occured in London
Victoria became Queen of Great Britain
H. G. Wells published 'The Time Machine'
New Zealand gave women the right to vote
Jane Austen published 'Pride and Prejudice'
First electric motor built
First recognized international soccer match
Leo Tolstoy published 'War and Peace'
Britain declared slave trade illegal
First successful vaccine against rabies
Dmitri Mendeleev created the Periodic Table
Aspirin patented
Emily Brontë published 'Wuthering Heights'

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