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Title: Jeopardy


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This
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Jeopardy
Developed by Lou Taylor 2/05
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1700s
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1800's
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Newspapers
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Laws
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Famous People
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Inventions
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In the 1700s, this city in England was called
Queen of English slave trading because it
supplied almost half of the ships used in the
Atlantic slave trade. Name the city.
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What is Liverpool, England?
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In the South Carolina colony, this crop which
also needed lots of labor to produce, was
introduced in the 1690s and became the primary
export in the early 1700s. Name the crop.
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What is rice?
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In the 1700s, rice agriculture in the colonies
was found in the low country where enslaved
Africans were heavily concentrated. Name the
colonies.
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What is South Carolina and Georgia?
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Although only a few black people lived in New
England in 1700, this large city there became
important for slave trading. Name the city that
was called the hub of America slave trading.
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What is Boston, Massachusetts?
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This colony was established as a barrier between
the British in the Carolinas and the Spanish in
Florida. This colonys proprietors initially
believed slavery was unsound and unprofitable,
and they restricted the importation of enslaved
Africans. Name it.
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What is Georgia?
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During these twenty years, more Africans were
brought into the United States than any other 20-
year period in American history. Name the period.
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What is 1787- 1808?
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Commodore Oliver H. Perry of the US Navy, who had
earlier criticized the effectiveness of black
sailors, changed his view when he won a decisive
victory using black sailors on 9-12-1813 in this
important battle in the War of 1812. Name the
battle.
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What is the Battle of Lake Erie?
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In 1816, Robert Finley, founded a society in
Washington D.C. to resettle free American blacks
on the west coast of Africa. Many prominent
Americans were sponsors. Name the society.
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What is the American Colonization Society?
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Born in 1817, as a slave in Tuckahoe, MD, this
African American worked in the docks of Baltimore
and escaped slavery by disguising himself as a
sailor. He fled to freedom and lived in New
Bedford, Massachusetts. Name him.
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Who is Frederick Douglass?
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This Quaker merchant moved to Wilmington,
Delaware in 1822. He was a conductor who helped
more than 2,700 runaway slaves escape on the
Underground Railroad. He reportedly gave them a
pair of shoes before they left. He was convicted
and fined for hiding runaways. Name him.
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Who is Thomas Garrett?
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On March 16 1827, two African American leaders,
Samuel Cornish and John Russwurm, published the
first black newspaper in this country. Name this
newspaper.
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What is The Freedoms Journal?
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On January 1, 1831, William Lloyd Garrison
published the first issue of the antislavery
newspaper in Boston. Name the newspaper.
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What is The Liberator?
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This was Californias first black newspaper. It
was founded in 1856and published by businessman
Mifflin W. Gibbs. The newspaper publicized issues
of importance to blacks. Gibbs made the newspaper
more militant and became one of the most powerful
crusaders for equal rights in the state. Name the
newspaper.
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What is the Mirror of the Times?
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On December 3, 1847, the North Star, an
abolitionist newspaper, quickly became one of the
most widely read antislavery newspapers in the
country. The publishers addressed slavery,
womens suffrage, and other subjects. Name the 2
publishers of this newspaper.
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Who are Frederick Douglass and Martin Delany?
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These 2 men published the first black newspaper
in this country in 1827. Name them.
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Who are Samuel Cornish and John Russwurm?
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In 1641, this colony became the first to
recognize slavery as a legal institution. Name
the colony.
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What is Massachusetts?
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In this year, Maryland passed a law to recognize
slavery as legal. Name the year.
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What is 1664?
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Several colonies took steps to abolish slavery
between 1777 and 1784. This colony prohibited
slavery in the constitution it adopted in 1777.
Name it.
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What is Vermont?
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In 1787, this act passed by Congress determined
the number of representatives from each state.
Enslaved blacks had no voice in government but
their numbers could be counted for each states
seats in the House of Representatives. Name the
act that made this possible.
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What is the 3/5 Compromise?
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In 1793, Congress passed an act making it a crime
to harbor an escaped enslaved African or to
interfere with his capture or arrest. Name this
act.
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What is the Fugitive Slave Act?
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On February 18, 1688, this group adopted the
first formal anti- slavery resolution in American
history. They called slavery the traffic of
mensbody. Name the group.
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Who are the Quakers or Society of Friends?
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In 1700, this person was the first public
official to outrightly denounce slavery when he
published The Story of Joseph. In this story,
he compared slavery to the Old Testament story of
Joseph whose brothers sold him into slavery for
20 pieces of silver. Name the public official and
the colony where he lived.
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Who is Samuel Sewell of Massachusetts?
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In the mid 1700s, most of the tobacco crop in the
Chesapeake region was raised on hundreds of
plantations that ranged in size from 1,000 to
6,000 acres. On one large plantation in Prince
Georges County, Maryland one planter had more
than 40,000 acres of land and about 300 slaves.
He was said to be the richest man in America at
that time. Name him.
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Who is Charles Carroll?
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This black woman from Senegal was sold to a
tailor in Boston, MA. She learned to read and
write, and before she was 20 years old, she had
achieved some fame as a poet. She gained her
freedom in 1772, made a trip to London to read
her poems, and in 1773, became the first African
American to publish a book of poetry. Her book
was entitled Poems on Various Subjects,
Religious and Moral. Name her.
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Who is Phillis Wheatley?
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Daily Double!!
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This runaway slave was among the first to die in
the American Revolution. He died on March 5, 1770
during the Boston massacre when British troops
panicked and fired into an unruly crowd in
Boston. Name this patriot.
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Who is Crispus Attucks?
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With the invention of the cotton gin, invented in
1793, a man could deseed and clean cotton more
efficiently. Using a horse to turn this machine,
it could clean about fifty times as much as
before. It quickly made cotton the leading crop
in the South and the chief export for the region.
Name the person who invented the cotton gin.
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Who is Eli Whitney?
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In 1821, Thomas Jennings became the first known
black person to receive a patent for an
invention. Money from his patent and business in
New York was used to support the abolitionist
movement. Name his invention.
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What is the dry cleaning process?
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In 1882, this scientist received a patent for his
invention of the first incandescent electric
light bulb with a carbon filament. It was
considered an improvement of Thomas Edisons
electric lamp. This scientist/ inventor
contributed so many inventions to the field of
electricity that many of his fellow scientists
called him the black Edison. This scientist was
a member of the Edison Pioneers, a group of what
many called the greatest inventors of all time.
Name him.
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Who is Lewis H. Latimer?
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This African American invented the shoe- lasting
machine that revolutionized the shoe industry
and made Lynn, MA the shoe capital of the
world. His invention cut the price of shoes by
more than 50, doubled wages, and improved
working conditions for millions of people in the
shoe industry. Name this famous African- American
inventor.
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Who is Jan Matzeliger?
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This African American is credited with many
important inventions (more than sixty patents)
related to railway systems and electrical
industries. His patents were sold to General
Electric, Westinghouse, and American Bell
Telephone. Thomas Edison offered him a job, but
he turned him down. The American Catholic
Tribune called him the greatest electrician in
the world in 1888. Name him.
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Who is Granville T. Woods?
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Final Jeopardy
He is the founder of the Black Saga program. Name
him.
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Who is Dr. Charles Christian?
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