Slavery by Another Name
  • 1. Who was the author of the book 'Slavery by Another Name'?
A) Michelle Alexander
B) Ta-Nehisi Coates
C) Douglas A. Blackmon
D) Bryan Stevenson
  • 2. The book 'Slavery by Another Name' explores the practices of 'convict leasing' in which US state?
A) Georgia
B) Mississippi
C) Alabama
D) Louisiana
  • 3. Which US president issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
A) Andrew Jackson
B) Ulysses S. Grant
C) Abraham Lincoln
D) Thomas Jefferson
  • 4. What was the name of the Supreme Court case that upheld segregation under the doctrine of 'separate but equal'?
A) Roe v. Wade
B) Marbury v. Madison
C) Brown v. Board of Education
D) Plessy v. Ferguson
  • 5. In what year was the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution ratified?
A) 1850
B) 1885
C) 1875
D) 1865
  • 6. Which organization was formed to advocate for the civil and political rights of African Americans during the early 20th century?
  • 7. Which activist and leader co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1957?
A) Rosa Parks
B) Marcus Garvey
C) Martin Luther King Jr.
D) Malcolm X
  • 8. Which civil rights legislation was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964?
A) Immigration and Nationality Act
B) Voting Rights Act
C) Civil Rights Act
D) Equal Pay Act
  • 9. In 1870, the Fifteenth Amendment to the US Constitution granted African American men the right to do what?
A) Own property
B) Vote
C) Attend public schools
D) Serve in the military
  • 10. Which US president signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law?
A) John F. Kennedy
B) Lyndon B. Johnson
C) Richard Nixon
D) Bill Clinton
  • 11. The United States officially abolished slavery with the ratification of which amendment to the Constitution?
A) Fourteenth Amendment
B) Twelfth Amendment
C) Fifteenth Amendment
D) Thirteenth Amendment
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