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Abolitionists (Grade 8)

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Why were some abolitionists unhappy with the Emancipation Proclamation?
  1. It did not apply to the entire country.
  2. They felt Lincoln had issued it too soon.
  3. They wanted the South to be punished for starting the war.
  4. It freed too many slaves too quickly.
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" encouraged many people in the South to become abolitionists.
  1. True
  2. False
Which abolitionist gave the speech "Ain't I a Woman?"
  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. Harriet Tubman
  3. Frederick Douglass
  4. Sojourner Truth
                       was an escaped slave who became a writer, orator, journalist, and leading abolitionist.
  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. Harriet Tubman
  4. Dred Scott
What was the name of William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist newspaper?
  1. The Liberator
  2. The North Star
  3. The Emancipator
  4. The American Issue
A person who works to bring an end to slavery is called a(n)                .
  1. abolitionist
  2. prohibitionist
  3. carpetbagger
  4. freedom rider
Religious denominations                 and                 were among the first to call for an end to slavery.
  1. Quaker
  2. Catholic
  3. Mennonite
  4. Lutheran
What was the name of the series of safe houses abolitionists used to give shelter to slaves escaping to the North?
  1. Temperance Movement
  2. Underground Railroad
  3. Society of Friends
  4. North Star
Harriet Tubman was nicknamed "Moses" for leading groups of escaped slaves to the North.
  1. True
  2. False
                  was a fierce abolitionist who had also been a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
  1. Abraham Lincoln
  2. John Brown
  3. Dred Scott
  4. Fredrick Douglass
                  led an attack on Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in order to provoke a slave revolt.
  1. Dred Scott
  2. John Brown
  3. Robert E. Lee
  4. Fredrick Douglass
Many abolitionists were inspired by the religious revival known as the                       .
  1. Counter-Reformation
  2. First Great Awakening
  3. Protestant Reformation
  4. Second Great Awakening

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