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Black History Month Quiz #12

February 19, 2015

Underground Railroad

1. How did Black enslaved people use the Underground Railroad to escape slavery?

2. The Anti-Slavery Abolitionist Movement was started by what religion in the 1800s?

3. Who is the most famous of the Underground Railroad conductors?

4. How many enslaved Black Americans did the most famous conductor help?

BONUS: What's the name of the man who mailed himself in a box from Virginia to Pennsylvania?

BONUS BONUS: Name one of the Black History Month names on Ms. Wickham's t-shirt today!


1. Slaves were transported and hidden in secret, to escape from the South, where slavery was legal.
2. The Quakers (a Christian organization) started the Anti-Slavery Abolitionist,
3. Harriet Tubman
4. Over 300 slaves
BONUS: Henry "Box" Brown

 Alexa Kell   Thu, February 19, 2015

Bonus: Fredrick Douglas
1. were slaves hidden to escape
2. The quakers
3.Harriet tubman
4 over 300 slaves

 Terrill   Fri, February 20, 2015

1. They used the Underground Railroad in order to be transported in hidden or secret to escape from the South to go to the North. In the North slavery was illegal and in the South slavery was illegal.

2. The Quakers started the Anti Slavery Abolitionist Movement.

3. Harriet Tubman

4. She helped over 300 slaves.

Bonus Question: Henry "Box" Brown

Bonus Bonus: Martin Luther King Junior

 Mostafa Massoud   Fri, February 20, 2015

1. They used the Underground Railroad to hide slaves that were in the South to travel to the North. It was done in secret since it was legal to be a slave in the South, but it was illegal in the North. It was dangerous to leave the South so it was all done in secrecy.
2. The religion that started the Anti Slavery Abolitionist Movement was the Quakers.
3. It was Harriet Tubman
4. She helped free over 300 slaves.
5. Bonus: Henry "Box" Brown.

 Sydney Trojahn   Mon, February 23, 2015