5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Congo Square
- New Orleans
- Philemon Thomas
- Eli Whitney
- a A potent threat against a slave was to be "sold down the river." Where did this mean the slave would be sold?
- b The place in New Orleans where slaves were allowed to play traditional African music and dance.
- c He led the rebellion that established the Republic of West Florida.
- d He commanded American forces in the Battle of New Orleans in (or just after) the War of 1812.
- e He invented the cotton gin.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Some free people of color owned...
- The plantation that was the site of the Battle of New Orleans.
- Baroness Micaela Almonaster ___ was an important philanthropist in New Orleans despite a tragic marriage that ended when her father-in-law shot her through the hands and chest before killing himself.
- An antebellum term for someone of mixed half European and half African ancestry.
- Louisiana produced almost all of this commodity in the United States during the Antebellum Era.
5 True/False Questions
Claiborne → Originally referred to white French people born in a colony; later came to refer to those of mixed black and white French ancestry.
immigrants → Along with robbing ships, they smuggled slaves.
Destrehan → A slave revolt ended with a mass execution of the slaves in 1811 at this plantation.
white men → Only a third could vote in 1812 in Louisiana because of property requirements.
Barataria → The "Pirate Kingdom" in Louisiana.