The Years 18701885 (p. 294)
Use the Web sites below to complete the following activity.
In "The Bet," the lawyer is confined to a single room from 1870 to 1885. Using history books, encyclopedias, and the links below, see what you can find out about the events that occurred in the outside world during those years. Did any leaders come to power? Did any major wars take place? Share your findings with your classmates.