The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Quiz

Eric Foner
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Who was an anti-slavery activist who was active in the New York Committee of Vigilance and the Underground Railroad and helped Frederick Douglass escape to freedom? (from Chapter 8)

2.

When the Thirteenth Amendment was proposed there had been no new amendments adopted to the Constitution in more than how many years? (from Chapter 9 and Epilogue)

3.

When did Abraham Lincoln first meet with Frederick Douglass? (from Chapter 8)

4.

How many candidates did the Democratic Party present for the 1860 presidential election? (from Chapter 5)

5.

The Dred Scott Decision was a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that people of African descent brought into the United States and held as slaves (or their descendants) were what? (from Chapter 4)

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