History Quiz: Slavery In America

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 47

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which colony abolished slavery first?
  • 2. 
    Why were slaves brought from Africa?
    • A. 

      Because the Americans liked them.

    • B. 

      To pick up crops and cheap labor.

    • C. 

      They weren't brought from Africa, they brought Americans to work for them.

    • D. 

      Because of the Slavery Initiation Act.

  • 3. 
    What colonial region used slavery the most?
    • A. 

      Southern

    • B. 

      New England

    • C. 

      Middle

  • 4. 
    The first slave voyage direct from Africa to the Americas is believed to be sailed in:
    • A. 

      1510

    • B. 

      1518

    • C. 

      1526

    • D. 

      1575

  • 5. 
    Who founded the American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS)?
    • A. 

      David Walker

    • B. 

      William Lloyd Garrison

    • C. 

       George William Frederick

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    Which term was widely used to describe the African race in the 19th century?
    • A. 

      Bondslaves

    • B. 

      Black Slaves

    • C. 

      Negroes

    • D. 

      Helot

  • 7. 
    When did the parliament of Britain pass the bill to end the Triangular Trade?
    • A. 

      1802

    • B. 

      1807

    • C. 

      1818

    • D. 

      1830

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