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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the records taken in Chapter 17: “Moses Arrives with Six Passengers,” John Ross had left behind his wife whose name was what?
(b) Harriet Ann.
(c) Betty Lou.
2. 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 Jackson.
(c) Peter Pennington.
(d) John Bowley.
3. Where was Harriet working in June of 1857, according to the author in Chapter 19: “The Old Folks Go North”?
(a) Bucktown, Maryland.
(b) Cape May, New Jersey.
(c) Charleston, Virginia.
(d) Troy, New York.
4. What word in the text refers to the movement to end slavery?
5. Thomas Sims was ordered to be returned to his owner where, according to the author in Chapter 13: “The Legend of Moses”?
(a) North Carolina.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who had won the Republican nomination for the presidential election in 1860?
2. Where was Harriet Tubman on April 27, 1860, according to the author in Chapter 21: “With the Union Army”?
3. When was Thomas Sims arrested, according to the author in Chapter 13: “The Legend of Moses”?
4. To whom did Thomas Garrett send a letter in Philadelphia to let him know that Harriet and the fugitives were on their way in Chapter 17: “Moses Arrives with Six Passengers”?
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”?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was the first obstacle that Harriet met on her journey North with refugees in Chapter 14: “The Railroad Runs to Canada”?
2. Where did Harriet and her party of fugitives stop in Pennsylvania in Chapter 15: “Go On or Die”? Why?
3. What was Harriet’s principle reason for returning to Maryland in Chapter 12: “Freedom’s Clothes”? What does the title of the chapter refer to?
4. What was Harriet’s objective in returning to Maryland in Chapter 16: “Be Ready to Step on Board”? How did she remit word that she would be arriving?
5. At whose urging did Harriet begin speaking publicly, according to the author in Chapter 20: “The Lecture Platform”? When and where did this occur?
6. What happened to Jacob Jackson’s letter in Chapter 16: “Be Ready to Step on Board”? How did he respond to the situation?
7. What rumors does the author describe of the figure called “Moses” in Chapter 14: “The Railroad Runs to Canada”?
8. What slave story does the author relate that took place in Boston in Chapter 13: “The Legend of Moses”?
9. In what capacity did Harriet serve the Union Army during the Civil War?
10. Where did Harriet and her group of fugitives stay in Rochester, New York, according to the author in Chapter 15: “Go On or Die”? How long was their journey into Canada?
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