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What is term for a person who was against slavery?
a) politician b) abolitionist c) republican d) conservative
What was the name Harriet Tubman was often referred to on the Underground Railroad?
a) Savior b) Saint c) Moses d) Jesus
What was the code word for the North Star for slaves on the Underground Railroad?
a) Freedom Train b) Heaven c) Drinking Gourd d) Gospel Train
What country was the safest place for slaves to try to escape?
a) Mexico b) Maine c) Canada d) New York
Who was the main conductor on the Underground Railroad?
a) Harriet Beecher Stowe b) Harriet Tubman c) John Brown d) Abraham Lincoln
What act made it legal for any federal officer who did not arrest a runaway slave to pay a fine?
a) Jim Crow Law b) Compromise of 1859 c) Fugitive Slave Act d) Territory Act
How many states existed in 1810?
a) 12 b) 14 c) 16 d) 18
What two states were added in the Compromise of 1820?
a) Missouri and Maine b) Delaware and Pennsylvania c) Alaska and Hawaii d) Texas and Utah
What law made it unlawful to own slaves from the southern border of Missouri to Mexico and illegal to own slaves from that line North to Canada?
a) Compromise of 1850 b) Gettysburg Address c) Fugitive Slave Act d) Missouri Compromise of 1820
What is the term for an area of land that is controlled by a government or country; it is NOT a state
a) territory b) nation c) county d) city
What is the term for an agreement in which 2 or more sides agree to less than what they originally wanted?
a) sovereignty b) plagiarism c) primary source d) compromise
Who came up with the idea of popular sovereignty?
a) Abraham Lincoln b) Stephen Douglas c) Ulysses S. Grant d) Robert E. Lee
Who was the famous abolitionist that led a raid at Harper's Ferry?
a) John Brown b) Harriet Tubman c) Eli Whitney d) Nat Turner
What was the main crop slaves had to help farm?
a) wheat b) corn c) tobacco d) cotton
What is the term for a person who cannot read or write?
a) literate b) illiterate c) competent d) incompetent
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