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Slavery in the Early United States Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these states was not formed from the Northwest Territory?

Question 2 2. Which rights did the Northwest Ordinance specifically guarantee for settlers of the Northwest Territory?

Question 3 3. What was one of the main differences between indentured servitude and slavery?

Question 4 4. Which Founding Father first brought the idea of Three-Fifths to the federal government?

Question 5 5. Which of the following compares the slave revolt led by Denmark Vesey with that of Nat Turner?

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Question 6 6. What invention helped to keep slavery alive?

Question 7 7. How did the three-fifths clause affect slaves?

Question 8 8. The Southern states wanted to count each slave as part of the population because _____.

Question 9 9. The Middle Passage was _____.

Question 10 10. The Founding Fathers considered banning slavery in the Constitution, but instead chose to extend the slave trade for _____ years.

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Question 11 11. Who was one of Thomas Jefferson's most well-known slaves?

Question 12 12. Which leader of the American Revolution came up with a proposal outlining ideas for adding and governing the Northwest Territory in 1784?

Question 13 13. Where was Monticello located?

Question 14 14. After the American Revolution, what was the western boundary of the United States?

Question 15 15. Slave Codes...

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Question 16 16. Over the course of his lifetime, how many slaves did Thomas Jefferson own?

Question 17 17. How did the geographical growth of the Union affect slavery?

Question 18 18. What was the relationship between the cotton gin and slavery?

Question 19 19. In a nutshell, how did Jefferson deal with the issue of slavery?

Question 20 20. In the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, where were most slaves taken to after leaving Africa?

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Question 21 21. Which is NOT true?

Question 22 22. Why would the District of Columbia have specific laws regarding free blacks?

Question 23 23. The Three-Fifths Compromise was not a good, long-term solution for slavery and within 100 years the United States fell into a Civil War.

Question 24 24. Which of these was NOT illegal for slaves?

Question 25 25. What year was the Northwest Ordinance passed?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following was NOT part of the slave trade?

Question 27 27. Which one of the following is true about the Slave Code?

Question 28 28. The Three-Fifths Compromise meant that _____.

Question 29 29. Northern states wanted to count more slaves toward the South's population because of the increase in the South's

Question 30 30. Revolts in which country scared many white Southerners?

Slavery in the Early United States Chapter Exam Instructions

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