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.

Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation offered gradual emancipation and what to border states and any states that returned voluntarily to the Union? (from Chapter 7)

3.

What clause in the Fourteenth Amendment prohibits state and local governments from depriving persons of life, liberty, or property without certain steps being taken to ensure fairness? (from Chapter 9 and Epilogue)

4.

Where was James Buchanan born? (from Chapter 3)

5.

In the context of the American Civil War, what refers to slave states that did not declare their secession from the United States before April 1861? (from Chapter 6)

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