Slavery Quiz 2

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Slavery Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz to test your knowledge on African Americans and slavery, between the time period of 1775-1828. Lets see how well you've been paying attention!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What significance did spiritual singing have on slaves?
    • A. 

      Strengthened their religious beliefs

    • B. 

      Believed they would be freed by singing

    • C. 

      Had codes that told slaves how to escape

  • 2. 
    Which amendment ended slavery?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      15

  • 3. 
    What name was given to northerners?
    • A. 

      Abolitionists

    • B. 

      Rebels

    • C. 

      Free spirits

  • 4. 
    How many presidents owned slaves?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 5. 
    Which state had the most slaves in 1790?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      Mississippi

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 6. 
    Which business interest had the closest ties to slavery?
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Shipping

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Tobacco

  • 7. 
    When did Congress stop the importation of slaves?
    • A. 

      1776

    • B. 

      1789

    • C. 

      1807

    • D. 

      1865

  • 8. 
    Who brought the first African Americans to America?
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      Dutch

    • C. 

      English Colonists

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      They knew American land, and were not immune to European disease

    • B. 

      They were not familiar with American land and were immune to European disease

  • 10. 
    The overwhelming majority of African slaves were brought over during which time period?
    • A. 

      1607-1676

    • B. 

      1677-1720

    • C. 

      1721-1780

    • D. 

      1780 and after