Abolition of Slavery in the USA 2
Abraham Lincoln was president at the time of abolition.

Abolition of Slavery in the USA 2

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The majority of slaves in the USA were Africans. Slavery in the United States was abolished in 1865 with the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Today, slavery is illegal in most countries.

Test your knowledge in our second History quiz on the Abolition of Slavery in the USA.

1.
Who bought himself out of slavery and lead black Americans in the 1850s?
Arthur Kendrick
Frank Murchison
Frederick Douglass
Gilbert Batchelor
He had taught himself to read and write
2.
The American Civil War began in which year?
1859
1861
1863
1866
The anti-slavery North versus the slave-owning South
3.
Who was elected President of the Confederate states?
Jefferson Davis
Robert E. Lee
Thomas Jefferson
Ulysses S. Grant
4.
The northern states were known as what?
The Affiliation
The Communion
The Dominion
The Union
5.
Which was NOT a Union state?
Alabama
Illinois
Kansas
Ohio
6.
In what year did the USA abolish slavery?
1863
1865
1867
1869
7.
Who was President at the time of abolition?
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
George Washington
James Garfield
He took office as President in March 1861
8.
Freedom for the slaves was also known as what?
Constipation
Emancipation
Emasculation
Syncopation
The Emancipation Proclamation set free the slaves in the Confederate states
9.
The North won the Civil War in which year?
1864
1865
1866
1867
10.
Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned slavery?
9th
13th
17th
23rd
Author:  Jan Crompton

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