1865 in review by BarkerC

Champion(s):

PerryS


Runner(s)-Up:

IngramB
Oh shit


Quiz Description

For each month of 1865, we'll ask you a question about something that happened that month. You answer it. Pretty straight forward.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 20 20 44 11 62 11 17 59 06 19 11 17
1 PerryS 382 99 15
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2 IngramB 349 97 15
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3 GrahamJ 317 95 15
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4 SheahanJ 314 93 15
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5 BeningoS 313 91 15
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6 ESB 303 90 15
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7 KingJA 302 88 15
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8 CurryA 299 86 15
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9 JWright 291 84 15
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10 Vicun-YAH 289 82 15
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11 GrossB 286 80 15
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12 AllenJ 279 79 15
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13 MatthewsP 277 77 15
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14 PenningtonJ 274 75 15
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15 GoodmanDL 270 73 15
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16 RobinJRichards 269 71 15
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17 JordanG 268 69 15
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17 TowJ 268 69 15
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19 FryedBetaKappa 267 66 15
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20 ParkerJ 266 64 15
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21 VaccaD 265 62 15
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22 elfm 261 60 15
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23 EmilyT 260 59 15
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24 LaLondeM 259 57 15
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25 CoenM 245 55 15
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26 RichmondJ 242 53 15
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27 KlothA 236 51 15
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28 RussB 230 49 00
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28 WeikleB 230 49 15
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30 HightB 226 45 00
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30 UllspergerA 226 45 15
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32 Egantx7 209 42 15
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33 RoseM 202 40 00
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34 ConnorA 199 39 15
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35 KonkelT 195 37 15
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36 StahlhutJ 194 35 00
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37 wrightk 193 33 00
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38 WolfsbergE 192 31 15
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39 randalleng 189 30 00
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40 KaufmanK 187 28 15
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41 CraneN 182 25 15
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41 LuskT 182 25 15
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43 SchroederS 178 22 15
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44 HealyT 172 20 15
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45 usuiw 168 19 15
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46 KelsoT 166 17 15
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47 GersonA 164 15 15
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48 PolinskyL 163 13 00
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49 DubnerJ 161 11 15
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50 SochackiA 143 10 00
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51 MercureT 140 8 15
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52 BanksL 139 5 00
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52 BoyerA 139 5 00
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54 RossS 121 2 00
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55 RaiaB 107 1 15
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Questions:

January: This amendment to the U.S. Constitution, outlawing slavery, narrowly passes in the House of Representatives. (Don't worry: Steven Spielberg will explain it to you in 147 years.)

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13th Amendment

February: This Vermont native who would eventually set up shop in Moline, Illinois, receives a patent for a series of steel plows.

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John Deere

March: Congress creates this bureau which will deal with Refugees and Abandoned Lands, but will be primarily known for its efforts in dealing with this group of people which would give it its popular name

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Freedmen (Freedmen's Bureau)

April: A Friday evening benefit performance of this farce, starring for the last time Laura Keene as Florence Trenchard, is staged at Ford's Theater in Washington, DC.

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Our American Cousin

May: Confederate President Jefferson Davis is captured by Union forces near Irwinville in this state.

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Georgia

June: Union Major General Gordon Granger lands at Galveston, Texas and informs the people of Texas of the Emancipation Proclamation, a day later commemorated by what holiday?

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Juneteenth

July: The Christian Mission, later renamed this, is founded in Whitechapel, London by William and Catherine Booth.

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Salvation Army

August: This U.S. Vice President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and namesake of a plan reworking Germany's reparations, is born.

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Charles Dawes

September: This Augustianian friar reads his paper, Experiments on Plant Hybridization, at two meetings of the Natural History Society of Brünn in Moravia.

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Gregor Mendel

October: This story of the Baltimore Gun Club's efforts to launch three people from a Columbiad space gun is authored by this man as ~De la terre à la lune~

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Jules Verne

November: Major Henry Wirz, the superintendent of this infamous prison camp is hanged, becoming the first of two American Civil War soldier to be executed for war crimes.

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Andersonville

December: This man becomes king of the Belgians, much to the eventual dismay of the people of the Congo.

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Leopold II