The Emergence of Slavery
Terms in this set (25)
The time before the American Civil War.
An item of movable property.
To reduce by destroying or consuming.
The act or process of making slaves free.
To leave a country to live in another place.
A colonist who contracted to work for another colonist for a certain period of time.
To pretend to be sick or injured in order to escape work or duty.
To release from slavery.
A certain part of a community; a place to live.
In areas where crops were most abundant, slave labor was cheaper, and because slaves were easily replaced, they were often treated very poorly.
Eli Whitney was the creator of what invention?
The only state with a law limiting the slave workday was ________
Three ways slaves often resisted the authority of their owners were:
acting sick, self-mutilation, escaping
Who defended the revolt led by Joseph Cinque with the argument that every human has the inherent right to freedom?
John Quincy Adams
The men who led the three well-known slave revolts were:
Nat Turner, Gabriel Posser, Denmark Vesey
Where did most of the blacks deported from the United States settle?
Blacks were encouraged to immigrate to what five areas?
Canada, Haiti, Mexico, South America, the Western Frontier
During the Antebellum period, the slave relocation movement was a huge success. Freedmen were happy to leave America for a fresh start.
a Spanish slave ship taken over by the slaves it was transporting
led a slave revolt in which over a hundred people were killed
ship owner who transported freedmen to Liberia
his case was heard by the Supreme Court and defended by John Quincy Adams
a carpenter in South Carolina who planned a slave revolt
John Quincy Adams
believed it was the inherent right of every human to be free