Facts and Figures In African American History
Get ready for some in-depth coverage of African-American historical facts and figures.
1. What was the name of the abolitionist newspaper founded by Frederick Douglass?
"Call To Arms"
2. How did Dred Scott finally win his freedom?
He deserted his slave owners and moved north
He was bought by a slaveowner and freed a few months later
He started his own movement to free other slaves
He won a case presented in a Missouri court
3. This society was dedicated to sending all slaves back to Africa:
The American Colonization Society
The American Institute for Negroes
The Colony of African Justification
The Colony of Negro Expulsion
4. In what year was Harriet Tubman captured?
She was never captured
5. This prominent Black educator and author offered George Washington Carver a job as head of Tuskegee's Dept. of Agriculture:
Booker T. Washington
Madame C.J. Walker
6. Who was appointed to defend the Africans captured from the ship
John Quincy Adams
7. This state was the last northern state to abolish slavery:
8. How long did the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott last?
9. This 1885 Dean of Allen University in South Carolina, demanded full citizenship for women as well as civil rights for Black Americans:
Hallie Quinn Brown
10. Nathaniel Alexander, a Black inventor, holds the 1911 patent for this object which he wanted used in schools, churches, and auditoriums:
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