Biddy Mason: Biography and Facts


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Who aided Biddy Mason in setting up the first African-American church in Los Angeles?

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1. Which of the following were responsible for teaching Biddy midwife skills and medicine?

2. How did Biddy achieve her freedom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be asked about details of Biddy Mason's life from subjects like her midwife skills to her earning of freedom to her western trek.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To expand on the above, you'll be asked about:

  • Those who helped Mason with Los Angeles' first African-American church
  • Mason's learning of midwifing and medicine
  • The way Mason became a free woman
  • Impacts of Mason's kindness
  • Act of Mason on her way out west

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the works of Biddy Mason
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the founding of African-American churches in a different manner
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Biddy Mason's freedom and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You're granted the opportunity to learn more about Biddy Mason's life with the assistance of our corresponding lesson, Biddy Mason: Biography and Facts. With this lesson, you can learn more about:

  • Mason's life as a slave
  • The Mormon trek of Mason
  • Mason free and in California
  • The legacy of Mason
  • Charities of Mason