World History: High School: 9th and 10th Grade Quiz - The Fight to Abolish Slavery in the UK 2 (Questions)

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Granville Sharp was one of the founder members of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. The first Anti-Slavery Society was formed in the UK in 1787. A successor organization was formed in 1839, committed to worldwide abolition. This continues today as Anti-Slavery International.

Try our second History quiz on the fight to abolish slavery.

1. What was the slogan of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade?
[ ] Am I not a man and a brother
[ ] Live and let live
[ ] Men are born equal
[ ] Souls without chains
2. Who organized a sugar boycott in Leicester to protest against slavery?
[ ] Amelia Jackson
[ ] Elizabeth Heyrick
[ ] Patience Sturgess
[ ] Sarah Cahill
3. Which runaway slave was legally set free, thanks to Granville Sharp?
[ ] Jackson Short
[ ] Jeremy Tall
[ ] Jonathan Strong
[ ] Joshua Stout
4. 1791 saw a huge slave revolt on which island?
[ ] Guadeloupe
[ ] Martinique
[ ] St Domingue
[ ] St Kitts
5. Who lead the rebels on St Domingue?
[ ] Antoine L'Oratorio
[ ] Etienne Symphonique
[ ] Louvain L'Orchestre
[ ] Toussaint L'Ouverture
6. An 1831 slave uprising on Jamaica was lead by .......
[ ] Arthur Knight
[ ] Charles Payne
[ ] Matthew Chalmers
[ ] Samuel Sharpe
7. Anti-abolitionists thought that freed slaves would .......
[ ] attack their former owners
[ ] kill anti-abolitionists
[ ] refuse to work and become lazy
[ ] set fire to plantations
8. The British slave trade was abolished in which year?
[ ] 1803
[ ] 1807
[ ] 1811
[ ] 1814
9. Slavery itself was abolished in all British colonies in which decade?
[ ] 1810s
[ ] 1820s
[ ] 1830s
[ ] 1840s
10. Following abolition, what did the slave owners receive?
[ ] Compensation
[ ] Death threats
[ ] Knighthoods
[ ] Nothing
World History: High School: 9th and 10th Grade Quiz - The Fight to Abolish Slavery in the UK 2 (Answers)
1. What was the slogan of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade?
[x] Am I not a man and a brother
[ ] Live and let live
[ ] Men are born equal
[ ] Souls without chains
2. Who organized a sugar boycott in Leicester to protest against slavery?
[ ] Amelia Jackson
[x] Elizabeth Heyrick
[ ] Patience Sturgess
[ ] Sarah Cahill
3. Which runaway slave was legally set free, thanks to Granville Sharp?
[ ] Jackson Short
[ ] Jeremy Tall
[x] Jonathan Strong
[ ] Joshua Stout
His owner recaptured him at first
4. 1791 saw a huge slave revolt on which island?
[ ] Guadeloupe
[ ] Martinique
[x] St Domingue
[ ] St Kitts
The island later became known as Haiti
5. Who lead the rebels on St Domingue?
[ ] Antoine L'Oratorio
[ ] Etienne Symphonique
[ ] Louvain L'Orchestre
[x] Toussaint L'Ouverture
The island belonged to France at that time
6. An 1831 slave uprising on Jamaica was lead by .......
[ ] Arthur Knight
[ ] Charles Payne
[ ] Matthew Chalmers
[x] Samuel Sharpe
This revolt helped to end British slavery
7. Anti-abolitionists thought that freed slaves would .......
[ ] attack their former owners
[ ] kill anti-abolitionists
[x] refuse to work and become lazy
[ ] set fire to plantations
8. The British slave trade was abolished in which year?
[ ] 1803
[x] 1807
[ ] 1811
[ ] 1814
TRADE was abolished throughout the British Empire but not slavery itself
9. Slavery itself was abolished in all British colonies in which decade?
[ ] 1810s
[ ] 1820s
[x] 1830s
[ ] 1840s
10. Following abolition, what did the slave owners receive?
[x] Compensation
[ ] Death threats
[ ] Knighthoods
[ ] Nothing
They were given money for their lost slaves