James Madison & Slavery


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James Madison came from which state?

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1. Did James Madison own slaves?

2. James Madison was deeply involved in the creation of which document?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this helpful quiz and worksheet, you can quickly assess your knowledge of James Madison and his political and personal views on slavery. You'll need to be familiar with the reason for James Madison's position concerning the national abolition of slavery.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • State where James Madison came from
  • Whether James Madison owned slaves
  • Document he helped to create
  • Reason why Madison didn't push for national abolition of slavery

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about James Madison and slavery
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about whether James Madison owned slaves and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the state where James Madison came from

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled James Madison & Slavery. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • James Madison's political views
  • The Federalist Papers
  • Madison searching for alternative means of income