What is Slavery? - Definition & Abolition


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What is an abolitionist?

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1. What best describes the reason that slavery ended in the North?

2. What ended slavery in the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet duo for this lesson will help you to learn and understand more about the history of slavery and abolition in the United States. Specific details include information on the transition to end slavery and a famous abolitionist(s).

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These items will test you on:

  • The definition of abolitionist
  • Slavery in the North
  • A timeline of slavery in the United States
  • The end of slavery in the U.S.
  • A famous abolitionist(s)

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will assess the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related slavery and abolition lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about slavery in the northern United States
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about freedom and slavery in a different light

Additional Learning

Learn all about slavery in the United States by reviewing the lesson, What is Slavery? - Definition & Abolition. Work on these objectives with this lesson:

  • Define slavery
  • Understand the reasons that slavery ended in the North
  • Identify significant American abolitionists
  • Discover the effect that abolition had on the Constitution
  • Understand the voting procedure necessary for slavery to come to an end in the U.S.