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Slavery knowledge test
Terms in this set (20)
Name a temporary prison that was used to store captured slaves.
Which part of Africa were slaves picked up by the Europeans?
What is the name of the cycle of trade the slave ships did around the Atlantic Ocean?
The Triangular trade.
What was the name of the journey the slaves took from Africa to the Americas?
What was traded by the Europeans for slaves in Africa?
Guns, Alcohol, finished goods.
What did the traders buy in the Americas and take back to Europe?
Tobacco, Cotton, Timber.
What was an indentured servant?
You worked for someone for a set time and then you were free.
How was being an indentured servant different to slavery?
You were the person's property for life.
What is a chattel slave?
It means they are owned by someone for life.
How many Africans were taken to the Americas to be slaves?
Where did slaves work?
Where could slaves be bought?
New slaves had to be taught the rules of how to behave as a slave- what was this process called?
What was the name of the route taken to freedom?
Give the name of a famous woman who helped slaves escape.
Where would slaves of the US mainland head to for freedom?
The Northern states of the USA and Canada.
What does emancipation of the slaves mean?
Freedom from slavery
Who was the president that freed the slaves?
What types of laws did the Southern states of America bring in to try to bring back some form of slavery?
Jim Crow laws
Which secret group was set up in America to try to control the black population and take away their rights?
Ku Klux Klan
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