Monday, January 9, 2012

Chapter 9: Slavery and Emancipation (pages 135-142)

Give one example of how the North benefited from the slave trade.


True or False?  In 1808, slavery in the United States was abolished.


List three ways slaves resisted their condition.


In 1831 a slave named __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __  led a violent revolt murdering 55 men, women, and children.


Harriet Tubman made 19 dangerous trips back into slave territory, helping slaves escape on the                      
 __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __     __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __.


Who were abolitionists?


What was Walker's Appeal?


Who was the most famous Black man of his time?  __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __


Briefly describe the purpose of the Fugitive Slave Act.


True or False? The Supreme Court in 1857 declared that the slave Dred Scott, even though he has lived in the free territories for quite some time, could not sue for his freedom because he was property, not a person.


True or False? When Lincoln was first elected, his belief about slavery was it was unjust. He thought the best thing for the slaves was to send them back to Africa.

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