Abolition of Slavery in the USA 1
Which American states were in favor of slavery?

Abolition of Slavery in the USA 1

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Abraham Lincoln was President during the time of the abolition of slavery in the USA. In the mid-19th century conflict grew between the northern and southern states over the issue of slavery, leading to a long and bitter civil war.

Here is our first History quiz on the Abolition of Slavery in the USA.

1.
Who lead an American slave rebellion in 1831?
Ben Carter
Lon Barker
Nat Turner
Tom Mercer
Turner believed that God chose him to lead the revolt
2.
White men who controlled plantation slaves were known as what?
Overlookers
Overlords
Overseers
Overviewers
3.
William Lloyd Garrison fought slavery by writing in which newspaper?
The Freedom Herald
The Liberator
The Saviour
The Voice of Reason
4.
Which American states were in favor of slavery?
Northern states
Southern states
Eastern states
Western states
The plantations were located in the south
5.
How many southern states split from the United States in 1860-61?
5
7
9
11
This caused civil war to break out
6.
In 1859, who raided a weapons store in order to arm slaves?
Jack White
John Brown
Mark Green
Simon Black
He was executed and is remembered in the song 'John Brown's Body'
7.
What did the southern states call themselves?
The Confederacy
The Constitution
The Federation
The Secession
8.
Which was NOT a Confederate state?
Georgia
Indiana
Texas
Virginia
9.
Which book of 1852 describes the cruelty of slavery?
Anne of Green Gables
The Scarlet Letter
Tom Sawyer
Uncle Tom's Cabin
It made a big impression on those who read it
10.
Who wrote 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Louisa M. Alcott
Mark Twain
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Author:  Jan Crompton

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