Civil Rights Movement - Slavery

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Civil Rights Movement - Slavery.

1. What continent did most of the slaves in the Americas come from?
a. Europe
b. Asia
c. South America
d. Africa
e. Australia

2. What were people called who wanted to end slavery?
a. Abolitionists
b. Prohibitionists
c. Freedom fighters
d. Slavers
e. Federalists

3. Which of the following states was admitted as a free state as part of the Missouri Compromise?
a. Missouri
b. Ohio
c. Maine
d. Michigan
e. Oregon

4. In what region of the United States was slavery first made illegal?
a. West
b. East
c. South
d. North

5. True or False: Many slaves died during the trip to America due to disease and starvation?

6. What war began over a fear that President Lincoln would end slavery?
a. World War I
b. War of 1812
c. Civil War
d. Mexican-American War
e. None of the above

7. Who owned the children of slaves?
a. The parents
b. The mother
c. The father
d. The slave owner
e. They were considered free

8. True or False: All black people who lived in the South before slavery was outlawed were slaves.

9. What was the escape route from the South to the North called?
a. Freedom Trail
b. Great Escape Path
c. Secret Passage
d. Oregon Trail
e. Underground Railroad

10. Which amendment to the US Constitution outlawed slavery in all of the United States?
a. 1st
b. 4th
c. 5th
d. 13th
e. 17th

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