Challenge your students to think critically about history with these essay questions. A brief overview of five major events of the 1880s is presented – the eruption of Krakatoa, the Johnstown Flood, the first run of the Orient Express, the 1884 Berlin Conference, and the invention of the first mechanical dishwasher. Each event is followed by essay questions to encourage reflection. Notebooking pages are also included. Download yours free today.