The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives?
(a) The Presidential Cabinet.
(b) Judiciary Committee.
(c) Parliament.
(d) Congress.

2. To what state did Abraham Lincoln's family move when he was seven years old?
(a) Kentucky.
(b) Pennsylvania.
(c) Indiana.
(d) Illinois.

3. When was "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery" selected as the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, Lincoln Prize and the Bancroft Prize?
(a) 2008.
(b) 2011.
(c) 2009.
(d) 1998.

4. When was the author Eric Foner born?
(a) 1943.
(b) 1951.
(c) 1940.
(d) 1935.

5. When did the Louisiana Purchase take place?
(a) 1833.
(b) 1807.
(c) 1811.
(d) 1803.

Short Answer Questions

1. When was Abraham Lincoln born?

2. The Somersett's case in what year emancipated a slave in England and helped launch the movement to abolish slavery?

3. What was the name of John C. Fremont's mother?

4. To what political party did James K. Polk belong?

5. What was a political party of the United States during the era of Jacksonian democracy, and was operating from the early 1830s to the mid-1850s?

(see the answer key)

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