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10 Famous People Who Were Slaves
"Despite their miserable luck of having been born or captured into slavery, all of these individuals were able to make a mark on history either while enslaved or after having gained freedom. Please enjoy and hopefully learn!"
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He was famous for some pithy but sagacious fables and was enslaved to a man named Iadmon, who was this ancient fellow?
(One word name)
Which of these famed ancient Roman writers was once a slave?
Perhaps the most famous slave of all time, he headed an ill-fated revolt against Rome in 71 BC, what was his name?
(Did he have a cleft chin like the actor who portrayed him?)
Which country was ruled by the 'slave' dynasty for most of the 13th century AD?
The author of which of these beloved European novels was captured and made a slave in north Africa for about 5 years?
War and Peace
What was the autobiographical work of Booker T. Washington, a former slave, called?
Once Slave, Now Free
Up from Slavery
A Slave No More
From Slavery to Prosperity
Perhaps the most famous slavery abolitionist in American history, he was born a slave in Maryland in 1817 but escaped in 1838. Who was this author and politician?
W. E. B. Dubois
George Washington Carver
Which former slave was the most famous conductor of the 'Underground Railroad'?
(Last name or full name are acceptable)
Which of these famous American inventor's most well known invention was developed in large part by a slave named Jo Anderson?
A former slave, she is probably most famous for her 'Ain't I a Woman' speech at the 1851 Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. What was her name?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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