The European Slave Trade

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Slave Trade Quizzes & Trivia

Pages 80-86, 95 - Economic Impact, 200, 201 Case Study #2 and 212 conclusion


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Gustava Vasa?
  • 2. 
    Who listed the 6 ways Africans were acquired for slavery and what were they?
  • 3. 
    Case Study 2 in Language and Empowerment in the African American Community discussed what?
  • 4. 
    What was "voluntary enslavement" and which people practiced it often prior to the 16th century?
    • A. 

      Men would decide to work on behalf a family member; The Africans and Italians

    • B. 

      Women would work to provide another income to their homes: Italians and Greeks

    • C. 

      Men would sell themselves into slavery: Romans and Greeks

  • 5. 
    What created a shortage in labor supply in Europe? When?
    • A. 

      War: 1354-1367

    • B. 

      War: 1323-1345

    • C. 

      The Black Death: 1348-1350

  • 6. 
    The Crusades, declared by ________________ at the _____________________ in _________ contributed much to the slave population prior to the 16th century.
    • A. 

      Pope Urban II, Council of Clermont, 1095

    • B. 

      Pope Urban III, Council of Clermont, 1095

    • C. 

      Pope Henry VIII, Council of Clergy, 1905

  • 7. 
    True or False: Slaves were identified by color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How did the Chinese view their slaves?
    • A. 

      As members of the family.

    • B. 

      As workers; nothing more, nothing less

    • C. 

      As creatures without souls or spirits

    • D. 

      As equals

  • 9. 
    Plantation slavery was not widely practiced except for what kind of crop?
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Indigo

    • D. 

      Rice

  • 10. 
    True or False: Africans practiced slavery, but did not have organized plantation systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What African tribe considered slaves as adopted children of the their masters?
    • A. 

      Yoruba

    • B. 

      Ibos

  • 12. 
    Slaves could be regarded as servants who enjoyed financial and political protection of their masters in what tribe?
    • A. 

      Hootoo

    • B. 

      Ibos

    • C. 

      Tootsi

    • D. 

      Yoruba

  • 13. 
    The slaves of Yoruba performed economic and military functions. Which category of slave allowed him close contact with the king?
    • A. 

      The Palace-serving slave

    • B. 

      The House-serving slave

    • C. 

      The King's slave

    • D. 

      The Priest-serving slave

  • 14. 
    Did states own slaves? If so, who?
    • A. 

      Yes: Athenean State

    • B. 

      No, it was unlawful

    • C. 

      Yes: Athenean State and Shang dynasty

    • D. 

      Yes: Romans and Ming Dynasty

  • 15. 
    Who were the "god-assigned" slaves?
    • A. 

      Slaves that had devoted their lives to God

    • B. 

      Slaves were owned by master but served only God

    • C. 

      Slaves that were assigned to the service of a god of a lineage

    • D. 

      Slaves that were assigned to the service of a god of their master

  • 16. 
    Why would a slave be buried with his master?
    • A. 

      The slave served the master, so he must die with his master

    • B. 

      The master may have requested that he be buried with his belongings, including his slave

    • C. 

      The slave was to accompany his master in the spirit world

  • 17. 
    Other than his freedom, what is other thing Western slavery deprived a man of?
    • A. 

      Initiative

    • B. 

      Dignity

    • C. 

      Pride

    • D. 

      Justice

  • 18. 
    Because they could not legally marry, what were the slave women forced to do?
    • A. 

      Have sex with their masters for their masters own fulfillment

    • B. 

      Breed to ensure the slave population

    • C. 

      Strip and dance for their master and their masters' friends

  • 19. 
    True of False: The slave had no socio-economic status within Western slavery
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Whom were the first group of people to be experimented on for slave labor?
    • A. 

      The Indians

    • B. 

      The Asians

    • C. 

      The Italians

    • D. 

      The Africans

  • 21. 
    Before the Africans, what other means of slave labor did the New World consider?
    • A. 

      Women and children

    • B. 

      Soldiers

    • C. 

      Indentured Servants and redemptionists

  • 22. 
    What does "raison d'etre" mean?
    • A. 

      Reason for living

    • B. 

      Raisin dinner

    • C. 

      Reason for being

    • D. 

      Reason for doing

  • 23. 
    What was the initial method for catching Africans practiced by the Europeans?
    • A. 

      Bargaining

    • B. 

      Trading

    • C. 

      Piracy

    • D. 

      War conquests

  • 24. 
    John A Fage gave a description of a slave. What was it?
    • A. 

      An individual who could be sold for money and whos labor has economic value

    • B. 

      A person who is the property of and wholly subject to another

    • C. 

      Any person who pays their debt to another individual by physical labor

  • 25. 
    Before 16th century slavery, most commercial activities took place between Europe and what other country?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 26. 
    Europe would not have been able to get slaves from Africa had it not been for:
    • A. 

      The Reservoir Theory

    • B. 

      The discovery of the New World that demanded slave labor

    • C. 

      Improvement in the technology of sea and ocean transportation

  • 27. 
    It could be said that Africans did acquire some wealth during the slave trade. What was considered wealth?
    • A. 

      Capital (money or cash)

    • B. 

      Land

    • C. 

      Guns and European goods

    • D. 

      Gold