Abolitionist Movement: Important Figures in the Fight to End Slavery


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Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote _____.

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1. David Walker, who predated the Abolitionist Movement and advocated violence in ending slavery wrote _____.

2. Frederick Douglas, an ex-slave known for his writing and great speeches, wrote _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The abolitionist movement was the result of the the combined efforts of freed and runaway American slaves, white Americans who held social rank and women of all backgrounds to legally dissolve the enslavement of human beings. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of key people considered to be leaders of American abolitionism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Key figures in the abolitionist movement
  • The works and materials of these important people
  • The platform of abolitionism

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the abolitionist movement and its key leaders
  • Making connections - correlate your knowledge of these historical figures to identify their most relevant and important works
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about American abolitionism and its leaders

Additional Learning

To start learning more about the American abolitionist movement and its prominent proponents, review the accompanying lesson called Abolitionist Movement: Important Figures in the Fight to End Slavery. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains the necessity of the abolitionist platform in 19th century America
  • Covers major key figures in the abolitionist movement
  • Details crucial texts in the promotion and awareness of abolitionist values