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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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