Ariel T. Gaston Stanley History 1002 Fall 2018 Online Exam #1 Multiple Choice (2 points each): 1. Mansa Musa ruled which West African empire? A) Kongo B) Songhai C) Ghana D) Mali 2. Which was a feature of Old World and (African and European) slavery? A) It was not race- based B) It was perpetual/permanent C) All slaves were of African descent D) Slaves were almost always manual/agricultural laborers 3. Which of these were transferred through the Columbian Exchange? A) Plants B) Animals C) Disease D) People E) All of the above 4. What was the worst killer of slaves during the Middle Passage? A) Smallpox B) Corporal Punishment C) Suicide D) Murder 5. The cash crop rice was grown in which British colony? A) Barbados B) South Carolina C) Virginia D) New York 6. This group performed the majority of agricultural labor in the early (mid-17 th century) Chesapeake A) Haitians B) Indentured servants C) West African slaves D) Creoles 7. Which rebellion facilitated the shift from indentured servitude to African slavery in America? A) Leisler’s Rebellion B) Stono Rebellion C) Pontiac’s Rebellion D) Bacon’s Rebellion 8. Which one did NOT help codify (legalize) race-based slavery in North America? A) 1662 Matrilineal Law B) 1667 Religion Law C) 1705 Black Codes D) 1763 Treaty of Paris 9. Proposal that sought to freedom to the slaves of American patriots in Virginia if they enlisted in the Loyalist (British) forces. A) Freedom suits B) Second Continental Congress C) Declaration of Independence D) Dunmore’s Proclamation 10. Organization that hoped to end slavery in the United States by sending free African Americans to West Africa. A) Masons B) American Colonization Society C) African Methodist Episcopal Church D) Constitutional Convention
11. Which was NOT a slave category on southern plantations? A) field hand B) yeoman farmer C) house servant D) driver 12. John C. Calhoun’s rationale that slavery benefited both the slaveholder and the slave. A) Domestic slave trade B) Jim Crow C) Manifest Destiny D) Positive Good 13. Led the largest slave revolt in the history of the United States in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1831. A) Nat Turner B) David Walker C) Denmark Vesey D) Gabriel Prosser 14. Known for his “immediatist” position, this abolitionist founded The Liberator in 1831. A) William Lloyd Garrison B) Frederick Douglass C) Elijah Lovejoy D) David Walker 15. The first national women’s rights conference in U.S. history, held in upstate New York in 1848. A) American Temperance Society B) Seneca Falls Convention C) Know-Nothing Party D) Lecompton Constitution Matching (2 points each): 16. Sculptor and one of the most prolific African American artists of the late nineteenth century __ Edmonia Lewis_ ____ 17. Black entrepreneur and social activist in late 18 th and early 19 th century Philadelphia _____ James Forten_ ______ 18.
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