• 1. 
    True or False: Black soldiers fought on both sides during the Civil War.

  • TRUE
  • 2. 
    What famous abolitionist argued that former slaves should be allowed to fight in the Union Army?

  • Frederick Douglass
  • Julia Ward Howe
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • 3. 
    Why was it so dangerous for black soldiers to fight for the Union in the Civil War?

  • They weren't allowed to wear helmets
  • They spoke a different language
  • If captured they were executed or sold into slavery
  • They were not experienced in battle
  • 4. 
    What famous black regiment led the charge on Fort Wagner?

  • 54th Massachusetts Infantry
  • 3rd Philadelphia Cavalry
  • Maryland 400
  • 12th U.S. Artillery Unit
  • 5. 
    True or False: Many northerners thought that former slaves would not be brave enough to fight in battle.

  • TRUE
  • FASE
  • 6. 
    What were slaves who escaped to the Union Army called?

  • Escapees
  • Breaker Boys
  • Contrabands
  • Brigands
  • 7. 
    What did most African-American soldiers die from during the Civil War?

  • Execution after being captured
  • Cannon
  • Gunfire
  • Disease and infection
  • 8. 
    What Union general praised the first black regiments for their valor and bravery?

  • William Tecumseh Sherman
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Joseph Hooker
  • Nathaniel Banks
  • 9. 
    True or False: African-American soldiers had little impact on the outcome of the Civil War.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    What famous escaped slave worked as a spy for the North during the Civil War?

  • Harriet Tubman
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Ida B. Wells
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