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1. What is the defintion of an overseer?

  • someone who was a slave
  • a plantation supervisor who watched over and directed the work of others
  • the master's wife who watched over the worker in the kitchen
  • a man who watched over his master's children
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2. What purpose did the Underground Railroad serve?

  • Provide transportation from the north to the south
  • To help slaves escape and give them food and shelter.
  • To let Harriet Tubman get a job
  • Fast and easy way to travel

3. Why did the English pick Africans for slaves instead of Native Americans (Indians)?

  • Indians could slip away easily
  • The Indians had far better knowledge of the fields and forests than the English did.
  • For all these reasons
  • Because Native Americans had friends from countries who could help them if they were captured.

4. Which kind of people were commonly sold in the slave trade?

  • Africans
  • Indian
  • Americans
  • English

5. Where had the first slaves sold to English settlers been kidnapped?

  • The Carribean
  • They were already living in English colonies
  • South America
  • Asia


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