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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) Civil Rights Questions

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Grade 4 Civil Rights
Before 1821, why did many slaves flee south to Florida?
  1. Florida was a free state.
  2. Florida ignored the Fugitive Slave laws.
  3. From Florida they could sail to South America.
  4. Florida belonged to Spain which already abolished slavery.
Grade 4 Civil Rights
People who led escaped slaves from station to station were called what?
  1. engineers
  2. passengers
  3. conductors
  4. stockholders
Grade 4 Civil Rights
The Underground Railroad was an actual railroad.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
The number of escaping slaves on the Underground Railroad increased after the passage of which law?
  1. Slave Trade Act
  2. Confiscation Act
  3. Fugitive Slave Act
  4. Northwest Ordinance
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Slave catchers usually gave up when they reached a northern free state.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
The Underground Railroad was made up of secret paths and safe houses.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
For most travelers on the Underground Railroad the end point was          Canada         .
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Working with Julius Rosenwald of Sears, Roebuck and Company, Booker T. Washington helped to build and fund how many schools across the South?
  1. 500
  2. 1000
  3. 2500
  4. 5000
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Despite not publicly calling for equal rights, Booker T. Washington did help support political activists with their legal troubles.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
There was no single route north on the Underground Railroad.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
To reach Canada, the majority of the escaped slaves crossed Lake Erie or Lake Ontario.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Travel along the Underground Railroad was often done during the day so that no station would be missed in the dark.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Conductors on the Underground Railroad included free blacks, abolitionists, and members of the clergy.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
In its first years, students at the Tuskegee Institute helped to build their campus.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Chavez started a boycott and asked people not to buy what fruit?
  1. bananas
  2. oranges
  3. cherries
  4. grapes
Grade 4 Civil Rights
George Washington Carver was born a slave in Missouri before the end of the Civil War.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
After the abolition of slavery, George Washington Carver was raised by his former master.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Under the Atlanta Compromise, African American leaders agreed to white political rule in exchange for the rights to education and due process.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
When was Cesar Chavez born?
  1. 1937
  2. 1927
  3. 1997
  4. 1947
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Where did Martin Luther King Jr. give his "I have a Dream" speech?
  1. Memphis, TN
  2. Oxford, MS
  3. Washington D.C.
  4. Seattle, Washington
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