5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Abraham Lincoln
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
- William Tecumseh Sherman
- Dred Scott
- Denmark Vesey
- a won presidential election in 1860, the south seceded the Union due to his presidency
- b author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a novel depicting the wrongs of slavery, caused the north to turn against the south
- c slave who moved with his master to free territory, his master died and he sued for freedom, His case lost in the Supreme Court. Slaves were defined as property.
- d Union general that led troops from Atlanta to the ocean and destroyed the Confederate Army
- e won money in a street lottery, but was hung later for his part in trying to help slaves escape
5 Multiple choice questions
- wrote "Twelve Years a Slave"
- Colonel in the Illinois Infantry and 18th President of the U.S.
- General of the Confederate forces in Virginia. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House
- conductor for the underground railroad
- senator from kentucky known as the "Great Compromiser", solved Missouri and California's issue of statehood
5 True/False questions
Fredrick Douglass → senator from Illinois that proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act, ran for president under the democratic ticket in the election of 1860
Jefferson Davis → fanatical abolitionist who joined the antislavery forces in Kansas, fought against proslavery settlers, more than 200 people were killed..."Bleeding Kansas"
Eli Whitney → invented the cotton gin
Zachary Taylor → started the American Red Cross
Nat Turner → led 70 slaves in a revolt against slave owners in Virginia