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Sojourner Truth (Grade 5)

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Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth was born                                 , a slave in Dutch-speaking Ulster County, New York in 1797.
  1. Harriet Tubman
  2. Isabella Bomfree
  3. Pearl Bailey
  4. Jane Addams
In 1827, Sojourner Truth's freedom was bought for $20 by an abolitionist family.
  1. True
  2. False
When Sojourner Truth's five-year-old son was sold illegally, what did she do?
  1. She became the first former slave to buy back her child.
  2. She kidnapped her son from the slaveowner.
  3. She recovered her child while becoming the first Black woman to successfully sue a white man in a U.S. court.
  4. She led a slave revolt which ended in her imprisonment.
Sojourner Truth became a charismatic speaker in the religious revival of the 1830s called the                    Great Awakening.
Why did Sojourner Truth change her name?

Sojourner Truth's most famous speech was
  1. I Have a Dream.
  2. Ain’t I a Woman?
  3. the Gettysburg Address.
  4. Women's Rights Are Human Rights.
Which U.S. president did Sojourner Truth meet?
  1. Andrew Jackson
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. Teddy Roosevelt
  4. Bill Clinton
Sojourner Truth wrote "And what is that religion that sanctions, even by its silence, all that is embraced in the "Peculiar Institution". What is the "Peculiar Institution"?

In a poem, Sojourner Truth said,

Children, who made your skin white?
Was it not God?
Who made mine black?
Was it not the same God? ...
Does not God love colored children as well as white children?

What do you think she meant by this?

Sojourner Truth fought for equal rights for                  and for the end of                      in the U.S.
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