Biography of James Monroe Trotter


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Though born in Vicksburg, Trotter grew up in what northern state?

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1. Why did Trotter, along with other African American soldiers, refuse pay for a certain period of time?

2. What political post was Trotter nominated for by President James Garfield?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo aids in checking your knowledge of the biography of James Monroe Trotter. The political post that Trotter was nominated for by President James Garfield and where Trotter grew up are some topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take advantage of these materials to check your comprehension of:

  • The all-black regiment that Trotter served in during the Civil War
  • Where Trotter settled after the war
  • Why Trotter refused pay for a certain period of time when he was a soldier
  • Where Trotter grew up

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on James Monroe Trotter
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the political post President James Garfield nominated Trotter for
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Trotter and other African American soldiers refused their pay and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this man by using the lesson called Biography of James Monroe Trotter. Read or watch this lesson any time to:

  • Determine where Trotter attended school
  • Identify struggles Trotter had to deal with
  • See what Trotter was an important voice for