Jeopardy 1870S AMERICA Questions

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In 1871 the federal government arrested this Mormon leader for polygamy

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In 1870 a year after he wrote The Innocents Abroad he married Olivia Langdon

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The focus of the 1876 Centennial Exposition in this city was Machinery Hall which displayed American inventions

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On March 15 1875 archbishop John McCloskey became America's first cardinal; he was invested at this NYC church

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In October 1879 he discovered that a thread of carbonized cotton will burn for 13 hours in a vacuum

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In 1874 a U.S. Army expedition to South Dakota found gold in them thar hills

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The Dec. 22 1877 issue of Scientific American described this new Edison invention as a sound writer

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This New York City politician was convicted of 204 charges of fraud in an 1873 court case

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In 1875 this horticulturist sold the potato variety later named for him for $150 & used the money to move to California

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His cartoon A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion in 1870 was the first use of a donkey as a Democratic symbol

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