Chattel Slavery: Definition and America


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Throughout history, slaves very often were members of one nation that

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1. An indentured servant was a person who

2. Slaves in America were originally

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination analyzes the practice of chattel slavery. Quiz questions will focus on slavery terms and the history of slavery in America. You'll also need to know who were the first slaves in the country.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following:

  • Why African enslavement differed in the North and South of America
  • Which law abolished slavery
  • What kinds of people were originally enslaved in America

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about chattel slavery from the related lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about slavery in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as slavery and indentured servant
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the history of slavery in America

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Chattel Slavery: Definition and America. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn in greater detail about various types of slavery throughout history
  • Get a better understanding of the origins of slavery in America
  • Read about the rise and fall of chattel slavery
  • State how slaves were brought to America