Underground Railroad

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This brief test reviews some very basic facts about the Underground Railroad.


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  • 1. 
    __________________________ was one of the conductors on the Underground Railroad.
    • A. 

      Harriett Tubman

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Peg Leg Pete

  • 2. 
    The Underground Railroad was
    • A. 

      A hidden railroad underground that helped slaves escape from slavery.

    • B. 

      A system of houses and people that helped escaped slaves reach a free Northern state or Canada.

    • C. 

      A railroad system that hid slaves in secret compartments in storage cars.

  • 3. 
    Most of the slaves
    • A. 

      Escaped from their masters with help from Underground Railroad conductors.

    • B. 

      Escaped from their masters by themselves.

    • C. 

      Were not returned to their masters if caught.

  • 4. 
    The Underground Railroad had
    • A. 

      A set of secret code words to help escaped slaves.

    • B. 

      A system of code words to tell masters where their slaves were.

    • C. 

      No code system at all.