Expert Level: World History Quiz For 6th Grade!

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Expert Level: World History Quiz For 6th Grade!

In America, early in the seventeenth century, the first slaves were traded. These people, kidnapped from their families in Africa, were sold for profit to wealthy settlers in the 'New World'. They were much cheaper than servants and a very profitable 'cargo' for the slave traders. Take our history quiz now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which laws made it hard for black people to leave the plantations?
    • A. 

      Owners' Rights

    • B. 

      The Black Codes

    • C. 

      The Cotton Laws

    • D. 

      The Negro Rules

  • 2. 
    What did the Government create to help former slaves?
    • A. 

      African Embassy

    • B. 

      Citizen's Council

    • C. 

      Freedmen's Bureau

    • D. 

      Plantation Workers' Hostel

  • 3. 
    What did the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution do for black people?
    • A. 

      Allowed them to attend university

    • B. 

      Gave them the vote

    • C. 

      Let them marry a white person

    • D. 

      Let them stand for President

  • 4. 
    Some ex-slaves rented farmland and were called what?
    • A. 

      TCrop tenants

    • B. 

      Freegrowers

    • C. 

      Sharecroppers

    • D. 

      Splitcroppers

  • 5. 
    What word means blacks and whites being kept apart?
    • A. 

      Diversification

    • B. 

      Partition

    • C. 

      Propagation

    • D. 

      Segregation

  • 6. 
    Which 19th century laws encouraged segregation?
    • A. 

      Dan Hawk Laws

    • B. 

      Jim Crow Laws

    • C. 

      Sam Raven Laws

    • D. 

      Tom Finch Laws

  • 7. 
    The NAACP was formed in 1909 - what did the 'C' mean?
    • A. 

      Citizens

    • B. 

      Civil

    • C. 

      Coloured

    • D. 

      Committee

  • 8. 
    The NAACP campaigned for what?
    • A. 

      Civil defence

    • B. 

      Civil disobedience

    • C. 

      Civil rights

    • D. 

      Civil servants

  • 9. 
    1919 saw a week of race riots in which city?
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      San Francisco

  • 10. 
    Which former slave founded a college in Alabama?
    • A. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • B. 

      Charles Sumner

    • C. 

      Stokely Carmichael

    • D. 

      W. E. B. Du Bois

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