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A quiz every hour! Over 145 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
William Lloyd Garrison, Famous Abolitionist

William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879) devoted his life to ending slavery in America, and finally lived to see the 13th Amendment adopted, freeing everyone. This quiz is about his life -- with hints!
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
Jan 19 17
105 plays
2
Bacon Tait -- Richmond's Major Slave Trader

Bacon Tait was one of Richmond, Virginia's major slave traders, though he's almost forgotten today, and so is his unusual family. This quiz is based on new discoveries published by LSU Press in 2017. Look for hints!
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
Jan 03 17
120 plays
3
Slavery in America

Slavery lasted for several centuries in America, from the 1600s to 1865. This quiz traces the course of this terrible practice. It's not a pleasant topic, but we can only be thankful that it finally came to an end.
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
Jan 30 17
327 plays
4
Slave Rebellions--When Freedom Was So Close

Slave rebellions brought freedom so close, but slavery was a powerful system that made escape almost impossible. A few brave rebels still tried, and this quiz is about them, both those who succeeded or failed in helping themselves or others.
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
Nov 19 16
153 plays
5
The 1850 Fugitive Slave Act

The 1850 Fugitive Slave Act was supposed to be part of a compromise that brought the country together. Well, no. It helped tear the country further apart, and almost started a war by itself. What was so bad about it?
Tough (10 qns)
littlepup
Nov 29 16
165 plays
6
Frederick Douglass: Part 1

How much do you know about America's greatest abolitionist and civil rights leader of the 19th century?
Very Difficult (10 qns)
BigMoSTL
960 plays
7
The Fall of Captain Nathaniel Gordon

Nobody bothered prosecuting slave ship captains -until a new president and a new district attorney took over. If you like the quiz, please rate it - if you don't, please let me know why! Thanks!
Difficult (10 qns)
CariM0952
711 plays
8
The Fight To End Slavery

See how much you know about the fight to end slavery, a barbaric practice in the United States that was known in its time as that "peculiar institution".
Average (15 qns)
msgene
9441 plays
9
The Story of Amistad

This is the story of a group of African slaves who only wanted freedom.
Tough (10 qns)
pennie1478
2061 plays
10
They Fought Against Slavery

Slavery was an institution for 200 years in America, but during that time there were many people who fought against it. How much do you know about these people?
Tough (10 qns)
laughinggirl
3681 plays
11
I Exist...Honest!

This quiz is based on Hank Trent's discovery of who wrote "Narrative of James Williams, an American Slave" (1838), as documented in the 2013 annotated edition, but you don't need to have read it. Lots of hints!
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
240 plays
12
Slavery in America

This is the very first quiz that I have created! I hope you enjoy it!
Average (10 qns)
valerie0186
10746 plays
13
When Citizens Stood Up To Slave Catchers

Before 1865, slave catchers had the legal right to drag runaway slaves back from free states and re-enslave them. But sometimes, local citizens didn't let that happen. Here are two questions each on five different "rescues," out of so many that occurred.
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
Nov 22 16
192 plays
14
Sold South

Tens of thousands of Americans endured the enforced journey from the upper to the lower south, during the heyday of the interstate slave trade in the early 1800s. This quiz explores their experience.
Tough (10 qns)
littlepup
237 plays
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