Slavery Quizzes & Trivia

Many countries have a history of slavery and it has shaped various cultural norms and practices around the world. Check out these online slavery quizzes and see what all you know and enhance your understanding.

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Africans were forcibly brought to British owned colonies in the Caribbean and sold as slaves to work on plantations and many meet their end in the journey. The sugar industry was a large economic source and the slaves ensured...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 948   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2018
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    The Treaty of Tordesillas

The Triangular trade system was one complicated and dark part of our history. Even though this trading point was the economic gain, the fact that slaves were traded for other products is quite devastating. It's important to...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 180   |  Last updated: Apr 8, 2021
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    Across which ocean did the Triangular trade happen? 

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: 10  |  Attempts: 2650   |  Last updated: Jan 11, 2013
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    What significance did spiritual singing have on slaves?

“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: 9  |  Attempts: 441   |  Last updated: Sep 25, 2017
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    Which term below is defined as “someone who wants to ban slavery?”

Welcome to the trivia facts quiz on African Americans: History of Slavery in the United States! America in the olden days took part in taking people from their homes in Africa and shipping them to be sold off as property to be...

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 878   |  Last updated: Nov 8, 2019
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    A key difference between the indigenous peoples of North America and those of South America was


Slavery Questions & Answers

Which country banned slavery last?
The abolition of slavery occurred at different times in the world, which is to say that it happened differently as a result of amended laws, actions, and influences. However, of all countries to end the slave trade in the world, Mauritania happens t
What was the economics behind slavery?
Slavery was based on making money. Plantation owners wanted workers to harvest the crops and take care of the land. They would do the grueling work on a farm. They worked long hours in the hot sun. The owners would make a lot of money because they we
Why did Africans participate in the enslavement of their own people?
In the 1800s and probably even before that people were enslaved in order for certain people to get what they wanted. For instance Europeans came over to the United States and acquired land. One way that they got this land was to force Native American
What are some mind-blowing facts about slavery?
Slavery seems like a word that has one definition and is easy to understand. It also seems like slavery only took place in the 1700s and 1800s because that seems to be when most people remember it. However, slavery has been taking place for hundreds
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