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Dateline: 1808

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Dateline 1808 game quiz
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1. What country was invaded by Russia on February 21, 1808?

2. The first part of this famous work was published in Germany in 1808.
    'Don Quixote'
    'The Stranger'

3. What English scientist listed the atomic weights of the elements in a table in 1808?
    John Dalton
    Michael Faraday
    Charles Darwin
    Isaac Newton

4. Who was elected President of the United States in 1808?
    James Madison
    James Monroe
    Thomas Jefferson
    Martin Van Buren

5. In 1808, the SS Phoenix was built. What was unique about it?
    First ocean liner
    First submarine
    First steamboat built with American-built engine
    First solar-powered ship

6. On April 6, 1808, the American Fur Company was incorporated by this tycoon, with himself as the sole stockholder.
    Answer: (Three Words- three names, or just last name+)

7. What Native American tribe signed a treaty with the US government on November 10, 1808?
    Nez Perce

8. On January 26, 1808, the Rum Rebellion occurred in what country?

9. In 1808, 'El Misisipi', the United States' first English-Spanish newspaper, was founded in what city?
    New Orleans
    Washington, DC

10. Caroline Jones Chisolm was born in Northamptonshire, England, in 1808. For what was she noted?
    Women's suffrage
    Birth control pioneer
    Anti-slavery movement
    Work with Australian immigrants

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