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Slavery Unit test
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They were given a weekly ration of food that they needed to prepare.
How were most slaves fed?
In Sojourner Truth's speech, Ain't I A Woman? which issue is she advocating for?
The production and profit increased
How did the cotton gin contribute to the increase in enslaved black people in the early 1800s in the United States?
1. Slaves were poorly housed
2.Slaves worked almost all day
3.Slaves were Tortured
Give three reasons why the working conditions of slaves on plantations were so poor?
Because slave owners spent a lot of money on slaves, there wasn't enough money to take care of the slaves.
How did the high price of slaves impact those trapped in slavery?
Slaves were more likely to receive medical care than white southerners
Slaves were more likely to receive ______________than white southerners.
Set them free
What could slaveholders NOT legally do with their slaves in some states before the 13th Amendment?
Give three consequences for runaway slaves if they were caught.
The ones that were free weren't punished
According to Frederick Douglass, what was the biggest difference between black people who were enslaved and those who were free?
Sojourner Truth- continued speaking nationally, helped set slaves free, urged young men to join the union, lobbied against segregation, collected signatures to provide slaves with land.
What did Sojourner Truth's accomplishments include?
To offer or exchange one's services for payment
Define the term "hired out" in regards to urban enslaved people.
Saturday Nights and Sundays
Slaves were given what time in the week off from work?
1. Knew economy depended on cotton
2. Cotton planters depend on slave labor for profitable crop
3. Dram to own slaves & join powerful planter class
Give three reasons why did even poor white southerners who couldn't buy slaves support the practice of slavery?
2. Threatened family
Give three methods of controlling slaves?
In the excerpt of An Address to the Colored People of the United States, Frederick Douglass urged free black people to do what?
Who lead the bloodiest slave uprising in the South in 1831?
No, the were forced to work and threatened to have their family taken away
Rapper Kanye West stated, "When you hear about slavery for 400 years ... For 400 years? That sounds like a choice." What is a valid counterargument to his statement?
Getting high education, Talking to white abolitionists about slaver
As a free man, Frederick Douglass accomplished what?
Somewhere where slaves were sent if they were disobedient
Acted handicapped and pretended to be sick
How did slaves resist slavery on a daily basis?
Jump the broom
Slaves created their own weddings that involved the tradition of _______________________________, to signify a union between a man and woman.
True, False: A slave's work day ended when the sun went down.
Hidden areas at night slaves sneak out and would practice their religion
Define: Invisible Slave churches:
Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control
a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or slavery
Refuse to work, reject orders, struck back violently
How did slaves practice open defiance to slavery?
1. Walked to the North
2. Traveled by boat
3. Traveled by train
Give three methods enslaved people used to escape their owners?
2. Learned to Cook
3. Have patience
Families in slavery had to learn difficult lessons for their survival. Give three of those lessons.
2. Treated poorly
3. Couldn't travel
Free black people in the North experienced segregation. Give some examples.
Who had legal control over slaves' children?
Heavily discriminated and considered threats
Describe the lives of free black people in the South:
What was the legal status of married slaves?
1. Learned English
Give three ways that African American culture included elements of African traditional culture
Some slaves tried to escape by running away to freedom. What are two places they tried to go?
Before the 13th Amendment was ratified, how did the law define enslaved people?
What kinds of clothes were slaves given?
Constrast the lessons given in white sponsored slave churches with those in invisible slave churches.
Where did most enslaved people work?
True or False, Frederick Douglass agreed with William Garrison.
What kind of housing did enslaved people have?
They could work for other people and possibly make money
Black people responded to discrimination in the North, by:
They weren't accepted
Describe the work lives of many urban slaves.
A person who supervises others, especially workers
According to the law, what rights of enslaved people did slave states not recognize?
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