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TEKS Social Studies Grade 8 - 8.24.A: Describe The Historical Development Of The Abolitionist Movement

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8.24.A: Social Studies - Culture

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  • Q1
    What was one result of the law described above?
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    Religious groups left the abolitionist movement to avoid political controversy.
    Abolitionist societies began to focus their efforts on promoting women’s suffrage.
    Northerners who believed the law was unfair began to support the abolitionist movement.
    Southerners used the law to challenge the constitutionality of abolitionist goals.
    8.24.A: Social Studies - Culture
  • Q2
    Which group was among the first to call for an end to slavery?
    Puritans, because the New England economy did not rely on slavery
    American Indians, because they viewed the plight of slaves as similar to their own
    Quakers, because slavery contradicted their religious beliefs
    British loyalists, because Great Britain had ended the slave trade
    8.24.A: Social Studies - Culture
  • Q3
    What was one major impact of this novel?
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    Support grew for the abolitionist movement.
    The profits from book sales funded early labor organizations.
    Congress was inspired to pass laws outlawing the abuse of slaves.
    The Supreme Court overturned fugitive slave laws.
    8.24.A: Social Studies - Culture
  • Q4
    Which of the following was an argument made against slavery in the Thirteen Colonies?
    Puritans argued that the slave trade encouraged materialism.
    Farmers argued that using slave labor was expensive and inefficient.
    Manufacturers argued that slavery discouraged the development of industry.
    Quakers argued that slavery violated Christian principles.
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