Things to Do If You Could Time Travel to the 19th Century

Ah, the 19th Century. Wars, colonialism, industrial revolution, manifest destiny in America, it was a century of change and revolutionization.

The Top Ten

1 Help the Union Army win the battle of Fort Sumter
2 Be a slavery abolitionist in the United States and help end slavery earlier in the South
3 Ride the first ferris wheel at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair
4 Prevent Abraham Lincoln's assassination

Imagine how different things would have been - Randomator

5 Help with the building of the Transcontinental Railroad
6 Participate in the California Gold Rush

Would be interesting for sure

7 Go to the Great Exhibition in London
8 Join Lewis and Clark on their expedition to the Pacific Ocean

Sounds like it could be fun - Randomator

9 Prevent the Confederate Army from reaching Gettysburg in 1863
10 Fight in the Napoleonic Wars

The Contenders

11 Figure out Jack the Ripper’s identity
12 Meet Thomas Edison
13 Meet Frederick Douglass
14 Hear an old phonograph to be interested
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