• 1. 
    What is an abolitionist?

  • Someone who is against war
  • Someone who owns slaves
  • Someone who is against slavery
  • Someone who is a Republican
  • 2. 
    Who led the raid on the Harpers Ferry arsenal?

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • John Brown
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Robert E. Lee
  • 3. 
    What did John Brown hope to accomplish by taking over the Harpers Ferry arsenal?

  • He hoped to start a revolt among the slaves
  • He hoped to arm the slaves so they could fight back
  • He hoped to end slavery in the South
  • All of the above
  • 4. 
    What year did the raid on Harpers Ferry take place?

  • 1861
  • 1860
  • 1850
  • 1859
  • 5. 
    True or False: The raid was a great success for John Brown and the abolitionists.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    What happened to John Brown after the raid?

  • He was shot to death during the raid.
  • He was sent to prison for life.
  • He escaped and went to work on the Underground Railroad.
  • He was taken captive and hanged to death.
  • 7. 
    What famous Confederate general from the Civil War helped to capture John Brown and his men?

  • George McClellan
  • Robert E. Lee
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Jeb Stuart
  • 8. 
    True or False: Once Brown and his men had captured the arsenal, hundreds of slaves from around the area revolted and helped him to fight.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    How many men went with John Brown on the raid?

  • Twenty-one
  • Five
  • Twelve
  • Forty
  • 10. 
    In what US state is Harpers Ferry located today?

  • Kentucky
  • North Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia
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