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1. At about the time of Leif Ericsson’s landfall in North America (1000 AD):
a. Gunpowder was discovered in China; b. Avicenna wrote The Canon of Medicine; c. The Druse sect of Islam was founded; and, d. The musical staff notation system was developed by Guido d’Arezzo.
2. At about the time Trial by Jury was established in England (1164):
a. The Incas flourished in the Cuzco area of Peru; b. Peter Lombard wrote The Four Books of Sentences; c. Construction of Notre Dame de Paris was begun; and, d. Maimonides wrote his Guide For the Perplexed.
3. At about the time Christopher Columbus reached the New World (1492):
a. The Spanish Inquisition was established by Ferdinand and Isabella; b. Leonardo da Vinci painted The Last Supper; c. Cossacks first formed into bands in the Ukraine; and, d. Double-entry bookkeeping was introduced by Luca di Pacioli.
4. At about the time of the Pilgrim landing (1620):
a. Galileo Galilei flourished in Italy; b. The Romanov Dynasty was founded in Russia; c. The slide rule was invented by William Oughtred; and, d. Hugo Grotius wrote The Law of War and Peace.
5. During the American Revolutionary War (1775-83):
a. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Joseph Haydn flourished in Europe; b. Adam Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations; c. Capt. James Cook discovered Hawaii; d. Immanuel Kant wrote The Critique of Pure Reason; and, e. Franz Mesmer introduced hypnotism through his Dissertation on Animal Magnetism.
6. The same year the Bastille was stormed (1789):
a. George Washington became president; b. The mutiny aboard H.M.S. Bounty occurred; c. Uranium was discovered by Martin Klaproth; and, d. The Anglican Church became the Episcopal Church in the United States.
7. At about the time the Monroe Doctrine was declared (1823):
a. Shaka Zulu was Paramount Chief of the Zulus; b. Franz Schubert composed his Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished;” c. Sir Walter Scott wrote Ivanhoe; and, d. Hieroglyphics were deciphered by Jean François Champollion.
8. At about the time of the American Civil War (1860-65):
a. Charles Darwin wrote The Origin of Species; b. Russia’s serfs were emancipated by Czar Alexander II; c. Victor Hugo wrote Les miserables; d. Karl Marx wrote Das Kapital; and, e. Richard Wagner composed Tristan und Isolde.
9. The same year that Marcel Proust started writing Remembrance of Things Past (1913):
a. A near-riot occurred at the premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s startlingly dissonant Rite of Spring; b. Henry Moseley revised the Periodic Table of the elements via the assignment of atomic numbers; c. Mammography was developed by Albert Salomon; and, d. The ozone layer of the upper atmosphere was discovered by Charles Fabry.
10. During World War II (1939-45):
a. John Steinbeck wrote The Grapes of Wrath; b. Leon Trotsky was assassinated in Mexico by a Stalinist agent; c. Jean-Paul Sartre wrote Being and Nothingness; and, d. John Von Neumann & Oskar Morgenstern applied game theory to economics.