5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Eli Whitney
- Harriet Tubman
- Soloman Northup
- Dred Scott
- Fredrick Douglass
- a invented the cotton gin
- b 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.
- c conductor for the underground railroad
- d wrote "Twelve Years a Slave"
- e a powerful voice in the abolitionist movement
5 Multiple choice questions
- General of the Confederate forces in Virginia. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House
- fanatical abolitionist who joined the antislavery forces in Kansas, fought against proslavery settlers, more than 200 people were killed..."Bleeding Kansas"
- led 70 slaves in a revolt against slave owners in Virginia
- won money in a street lottery, but was hung later for his part in trying to help slaves escape
- won presidential election in 1860, the south seceded the Union due to his presidency
5 True/False questions
Stephen Douglas → senator from Illinois that proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act, ran for president under the democratic ticket in the election of 1860
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson → conductor for the underground railroad
Harriet Beecher Stowe → author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a novel depicting the wrongs of slavery, caused the north to turn against the south
Henry Clay → won money in a street lottery, but was hung later for his part in trying to help slaves escape
William Tecumseh Sherman → Colonel in the Illinois Infantry and 18th President of the U.S.