5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
- Zachary Taylor
- Eli Whitney
- Abraham Lincoln
- Sojourner Truth
- a born in new York a slave, became free and traveled to spread the abolitionist view, spoke out about women's rights
- b won presidential election in 1860, the south seceded the Union due to his presidency
- c hero of the Mexican War, owned a plantation in Louisiana, became president in 1848 died in office
- d invented the cotton gin
- e author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a novel depicting the wrongs of slavery, caused the north to turn against the south
5 Multiple choice questions
- Colonel in the Illinois Infantry and 18th President of the U.S.
- General of the Confederate forces in Virginia. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House
- senator from kentucky known as the "Great Compromiser", solved Missouri and California's issue of statehood
- a powerful voice in the abolitionist movement
- South Carolina's senator who led private meetings with southern members of Congress, first to secede the union
5 True/False questions
Dred Scott → fanatical abolitionist who joined the antislavery forces in Kansas, fought against proslavery settlers, more than 200 people were killed..."Bleeding Kansas"
Nat Turner → led 70 slaves in a revolt against slave owners in Virginia
Soloman Northup → wrote "Twelve Years a Slave"
Jefferson Davis → won money in a street lottery, but was hung later for his part in trying to help slaves escape
Clara Barton → hero of the Mexican War, owned a plantation in Louisiana, became president in 1848 died in office