History Quiz / 19th Century: First or Second Half III

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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
Olympic Games revived in Athens
California Gold Rush began
Marx and Engels published 'Communist Manifesto'
United States purchased Alaska from Russia
Ludwig van Beethoven died in Vienna
World population reached 1 billion
Eiffel Tower inaugurated in Paris
Twain published 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'
Telegraphy patented
Coca-Cola developed
Aleksandr Pushkin published 'Eugene Onegin'
Alfred Nobel invented dynamite
Napoleon Bonaparte died in exile on St. Helena
British Empire banned slavery
Lakota leader Crazy Horse killed
Event(1)st or (2)nd
Liberia founded for freed American slaves
First transcontinental railroad completed in US
Construction of Big Ben completed
Spanish Inquisition officially ended
Cro-Magnon man first identified
Shaka's Zulu Kingdom at the peak of its power
Queen Victoria became 'Empress of India'
The Word 'Dinosaur' coined by Richard Owen
Austrian Empire founded by Francis I
Arthur C. Doyle published first 'Sherlock Holmes'
Royal Albert Hall opened in London
Safety pin invented
Edgar Allan Poe published 'The Raven'
Fingerprinting officially adopted
World's first oil refinery opened in Romania

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