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photo quiz  Slavery in America cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 30 17

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.
Jan 30 17
636 plays
trivia quiz  William Lloyd Garrison, Famous Abolitionist cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 19 17

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!
Jan 19 17
177 plays
trivia quiz  Bacon Tait -- Richmond's Major Slave Trader cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 03 17

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!
Jan 03 17
177 plays
trivia quiz  The Right to be Free: Abolitionists cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 02 14

The U.S. struggled with slavery for decades before finally ending it in 1865. These brave men and women spoke out against it in the midst of the crisis, risking their reputations and sometimes their lives.
Nov 02 14
411 plays
trivia quiz  Slave Rebellions--When Freedom Was So Close cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 19 16

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.
Nov 19 16
222 plays
trivia quiz  Frederick Douglass: Part 1 cool 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, BigMoSTL, Jul 12 09

How much do you know about America's greatest abolitionist and civil rights leader of the 19th century?
Very Difficult
Jul 12 09
1008 plays
trivia quiz  The Fall of Captain Nathaniel Gordon cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, CariM0952, Jun 20 07

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!
CariM0952 gold member
Jun 20 07
729 plays
trivia quiz  The Fight To End Slavery cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, msgene, Jun 08 00

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".
Jun 08 00
9684 plays
trivia quiz  I Exist...Honest! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Feb 06 15

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!
Feb 06 15
273 plays
trivia quiz  They Fought Against Slavery cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, laughinggirl, Dec 10 04

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?
Dec 10 04
3714 plays
trivia quiz  The Story of Amistad cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, pennie1478, Oct 23 03

This is the story of a group of African slaves who only wanted freedom.
Oct 23 03
2097 plays
trivia quiz  Nat Turner and His Rebellion cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Jul 27 20

Learn more about the leader of the slave rebellion known as the Southampton Insurrection.
skylarb gold member
Jul 27 20
198 plays
trivia quiz  When Citizens Stood Up To Slave Catchers cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 22 16

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.
Nov 22 16
222 plays
trivia quiz  The 1850 Fugitive Slave Act cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 29 16

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?
Nov 29 16
222 plays
trivia quiz  Slavery in America 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, valerie0186, Sep 14 02

This is the very first quiz that I have created! I hope you enjoy it!
Sep 14 02
11130 plays
trivia quiz  Sold South 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 15 14

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.
Oct 15 14
279 plays
trivia quiz  Basic US History: #1 Slavery 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Nealzineatser, Mar 15 17

First in an intermediate series of quizzes intended for citizens of other lands or Americans looking to brush up on some basics.
Nealzineatser gold member
Mar 15 17
411 plays
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