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Slavery

Quiz by Jonathan Medina

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  • Q1
    By definition, slaves must be deprived of rights and _____________.
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    treated as property
    have more than one owner
    sold to new owners
    travel across the Atlantic
    30s
  • Q2
    The Atlantic Slave Trade was different than other slave trades in that it was based on __________.
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    height
    gender
    nationality
    race
    30s
  • Q3
    The reason why settlers replaced indentured servants with slaves was because __________.
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    the servants were too expensive.
    the indentured servants revolted and took over the farms.
    the King of England demanded use of slaves.
    there were not enough indentured servants to produce cash crops.
    30s
  • Q4
    Natives could not be relied upon for slavery because _____________.
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    many didn't understand how to farm.
    many didn't know the land well enough.
    many were rebelling within their tribes.
    too many were dying of Smallpox
    30s
  • Q5
    Some African kings captured and sold slaves in exchange for money, arms, and _______.
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    land
    disease
    rum
    fresh water
    30s
  • Q6
    Most captured slaves were all of the following EXCEPT
    debtors (people in debt)
    prisoners of war
    criminals
    children
    30s
  • Q7
    Tight packing on slave ships refers to _____________.
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    Packing enough food and supplies for the slave
    Limiting oxygen within the lower levels of the ships.
    cramming ships with as many slaves as possible.
    Chaining the slaves so they could not escape.
    30s
  • Q8
    Rumors circulated that White European Slave Traders were __________.
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    amicable
    friendly
    hospitable
    cannibals
    30s
  • Q9
    In order to remain Christian, White slaveowners claimed that slaves were _____________.
    very positive
    not human
    diligent fieldworkers
    excellent farmhands
    30s
  • Q10
    Upon entering the British colonies, slaves were _________ and sold.
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    freed
    sent back
    spared
    auctioned
    30s
  • Q11
    All the following represent ways in which slaves attempted to maintain their dignity EXCEPT
    Isolation
    Family Life
    Religion
    Music
    30s
  • Q12
    Most slaves were not taught literacy skills (reading, writing) because _______________.
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    of the fear that they would rebel if they were educated
    they were not applicable to field work.
    they did not want to learn
    the slaveowners also did not know how to read or write.
    30s

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