US History 4.8

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Normally, just a few Africans died on the slave ships before they reached America.

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False

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Most slaves were field-workers.

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False

true

The major purpose of slave codes was to regulate the owners’ treatment of the slave.

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False

false

Most blacks deported from the United States settled in Sierra Leone.

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False

false

Less than 10,000 slaves escaped by the Underground Railroad between 1830 and 1860.

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False

false

The abolitionist movement that ended with the emancipation of the slaves started in:

the Pacific coast states
the Northeast
the West
the South

the Northeast

Louisiana slave owners were able to legally work a slave:

forever
for 24 hours a day
for 21 hours a day
for only 16 hours a day

for 21 hours a day

The first cotton-spinning mill in the United States was built by:

Eli Whitney
James Tallmadge
Henry Clay
Samuel Slater

Samuel Slater

In addition to being field-workers and domestic workers, plantation slaves also served as

craftsmen

Besides revolts, three forms of resistance used by slaves were:

refusing to work
self-mutilation
acting sick
sleeping late
running away

self-mutilation acting sick running away

The abolition movement that ended with the emancipation of the slaves started in:

the Pacific coast states
the Northeast region
Canada
the South

the Northeast region

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