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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where did Harriet go to rest and see her parents in the spring of 1864?
(b) St. Catharines.
2. Who told Harriet in Chapter 20: “The Lecture Platform” that he had a letter from Franklin Sanborn relating John Brown’s goal of obtaining recruits in Canada?
(a) Jacob Jackson.
(b) Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
(c) George Ticknor Curtis.
(d) John Bowley.
3. Where was Harriet visiting friends on October 17, 1859, according to the author in Chapter 20: “The Lecture Platform”?
(c) New York.
(d) Rhode Island.
4. Who in Harriet’s fugitive party was able to read and read the wanted poster in Chapter 18: “A Wagon Load of Bricks”?
(a) Frederick Douglass.
(b) William Still.
(c) Jacob Jackson.
(d) Joe Bailey.
5. It was December of what year that Harriet Tubman set out with the band of fugitives she planned to take to Canada in Chapter 14: “The Railroad Runs to Canada”?
6. Harriet told the slave refugees that William Garrett would give everyone what when they arrived in Chapter 14: “The Railroad Runs to Canada”?
7. When was the Fugitive Slave Act enacted in the United States?
8. In what year was Thomas Sims sent to Vicksburg, where the Federal Army was besieging the city?
9. Where did Franklin B. Sanborn ask Harriet to give a lecture when he first met her in Chapter 20: “The Lecture Platform”?
(a) Faneuil Hall.
(b) Jefferson Hall.
(c) Washington Hall.
(d) Bastille Hall.
10. Who passed Harriet Tubman in a wagon as she walked down the road with the chickens in Chapter 19: “The Old Folks Go North”?
(a) Charles Nalle.
(b) Captain Smith.
(c) John Campbell Henry.
(d) Dr. Thompson.
11. What was the name of Joe Bailey’s brother that escaped with him in Chapter 18: “A Wagon Load of Bricks”?
(a) William Bailey.
(b) Peter Pennington.
(c) Peter Jackson.
(d) John Bowley.
12. Where did William and Ellen Craft go after arriving in Philadelphia, according to Harriet’s story in Chapter 15: “Go On or Die”?
(a) Chicago, Illinois.
(b) Bangor, Maine.
(c) Columbus, Ohio.
(d) Boston, Massachusetts.
13. What “handsome black-haired Senator from Illinois” was trying to persuade the Senate to repeal the slavery restriction clause in 1854, according to the author in Chapter 16: “Be Ready to Step on Board”?
(a) John Stewart.
(b) Stephen Douglas.
(c) John Chase.
(d) Jacob Jackson.
14. What was Millard Fillmore’s title when he received a letter from Reverend Theodore Parker in Chapter 12: “Freedom’s Clothes”?
(a) Vice President of the United States.
(b) Governor of Virginia.
(c) President of the United States.
(d) Mayor of Boston.
15. Where was Harriet Tubman on April 27, 1860, according to the author in Chapter 21: “With the Union Army”?
(a) Troy, New York.
(b) Boston, Massachusetts.
(c) Burlington, New Jersey.
(d) Cape May, New Jersey.
Short Answer Questions
1. Approximately how old was Peter Pennington described as in the wanted poster in Chapter 18: “A Wagon Load of Bricks”?
2. The escaped slave that Harriet helped flee from the courthouse in Chapter 21: “With the Union Army” was driven rapidly to what location before he went on to the West?
3. Where was Harriet working in June of 1857, according to the author in Chapter 19: “The Old Folks Go North”?
4. How many nights after General Robert E. Lee’s surrender was Abraham Lincoln shot?
5. According to the author in Chapter 16: “Be Ready to Step on Board,” it was “common talk in the cabins that [Harriet’s brothers] had been sold and were to go South with the chain gang the day after” what?
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