Unit 10 Abolition Quiz #1

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Slavery Quizzes & Trivia

“Abolition” refers to the movement to end slavery. It was a historical movement in Western Europe and the Americas to set slaves free dating back to 1315 in France and being fully adopted in the USA in the 1800s.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which term below is defined as “someone who wants to ban slavery?”
    • A. 

      Secede

    • B. 

      Abolitionist

    • C. 

      Temperance

    • D. 

      Suffrage

  • 2. 
    What meeting focused on the rights of women?        
    • A. 

      The Equal Rights Convention

    • B. 

      Seneca Falls Convention

    • C. 

      Albany Plan of Union

    • D. 

      The Women’s Rights Convention

  • 3. 
    What did South Carolina threaten to do as a result of the Tariff of Abominations and the Nullification Crisis?
    • A. 

      Declare war

    • B. 

      Ban slavery

    • C. 

      Burn Washington D.C.

    • D. 

      Secede

  • 4. 
    What was the Underground Railroad?
    • A. 

      A series of hiding places that led to freedom for escaped slaves

    • B. 

      An amendment to ban slavery

    • C. 

      A labor union representing railroad workers

    • D. 

      A series of locations that fought for women’s rights

  • 5. 
    Who was a famous “conductor” on the Underground Railroad?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Frederick Douglas

    • D. 

      Harriet Tubman

  • 6. 
    Which person was a former slave who became a leading abolitionist speaker.
    • A. 

      Stephen Douglas

    • B. 

      Harriet Douglass

    • C. 

      Frederick Douglass

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 7. 
    What does the word suffrage mean?
    • A. 

      The right to own a gun

    • B. 

      The right to vote

    • C. 

      To break away

    • D. 

      The right to own slaves

  • 8. 
    Why did northern states block the admission of Missouri to the Union?
    • A. 

      They thought it would start a war with France

    • B. 

      They disliked Missouri

    • C. 

      They didn’t want the slave states to control the Senate

    • D. 

      They thought it would start a war with Mexico

  • 9. 
    Who came up with the Missouri Compromise?
    • A. 

      Frederick Douglass

    • B. 

      Henry Clay

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln