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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. What word in the text refers to the movement to end slavery?
2. On what date did Reverend Theodore Parker write a letter to Millard Fillmore in Chapter 12: “Freedom’s Clothes”?
(a) June 3, 1846.
(b) August 7, 1852.
(c) November 21, 1850.
(d) April 28, 1856.
3. Where was John Brown executed?
(a) Macon, Georgia.
(b) Charleston, Virginia.
(c) Knoxville, Tennessee.
(d) Cape May, New Jersey.
4. When did William Still publish the book of slaves’ records in The Underground Railroad?
5. The discovery of missing slaves always seemed to happen on what days of the week in Chapter 14: “The Railroad Runs to Canada”?
Short Answer Questions
1. Old Ben was being questioned by the master because what slave had said that Ben helped him, and then returned to his master Barrett in Chapter 19: “The Old Folks Go North”?
2. How many slaves were in the party that Harriet planned to take to Canada in the beginning of Chapter 14: “The Railroad Runs to Canada”?
3. Where did Harriet and her fugitive group stop to spend a night and part of the day as they made their way North in Chapter 17: “Moses Arrives with Six Passengers”?
4. What runaway slave was arrested and going to trial on April 27, 1860, according to the author in Chapter 21: “With the Union Army”?
5. How old was John Chase described as in the records in Chapter 17: “Moses Arrives with Six Passengers”?
Short Essay Questions
1. What speech of Abraham Lincoln’s is described in the author’s historical note at the end of Chapter 21: “With the Union Army”?
2. Who was Harriet going to rescue in Chapter 19: “The Old Folks Go North”? How did she disguise herself?
3. Where did Harriet and her party of fugitives stop in Pennsylvania in Chapter 15: “Go On or Die”? Why?
4. What threat of violence did Harriet make against one of the slaves in Chapter 15: “Go On or Die”? Why?
5. What happened to the abolitionists who helped the slave named Jerry, according to the author’s historical note in Chapter 13: “The Legend of Moses”?
6. How did Harriet maintain the motivations of the refugee slaves in Chapter 14: “The Railroad Runs to Canada”?
7. 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?
8. At whose urging did Harriet begin speaking publicly, according to the author in Chapter 20: “The Lecture Platform”? When and where did this occur?
9. What was Harriet’s trip North in Chapter 18: “A Wagon Load of Bricks” more difficult than her previous trips? How did she succeed in crossing the river?
10. What letter of Reverend Theodore Parker’s is described in the author’s historical note at the end of Chapter 12: “Freedom’s Clothes”?
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