Slavery To Civil Rights Jeopardy


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Common vocabulary and people known from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement using Jeopardy game for learning.

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Slavery To Civil Rights Jeopardy

  1. 1. 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt 2pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt Laws People Groups Travel Inequalities Famous Names
  2. 2. By- Sandra Read http://www. hardin .k12. ky . us/res_techn/countyjeopardygames . htm F or instructions and examples to make your own Jeopardy game.
  3. 3. Supreme Court ruling that declared that segregated schools were illegal, thus overturning the doctrine of separate-but-equal established in Plessy-vs-Ferguson.
  4. 4. What is Brown-vs-Board of Education?
  5. 5. Constitutional amendment giving rights to African American men to vote.
  6. 6. What is the 15th Amendment?
  7. 7. The law that made it a crime to help runaway slaves. It allowed for the arrest of escaped slaves in areas where slavery was illegal and the return of slaves to slaveholders.
  8. 8. What is the Fugitive Slave Act?
  9. 9. Laws passed in slave states to control slaves, such as: slaves couldn’t look a white man in the eye, slaves couldn’t learn to read and write, slaves couldn’t hold meetings, slaves couldn’t’ own weapons, etc.
  10. 10. What are slave codes?
  11. 11. Laws enforcing segregation in the southern states, such as: staying in separate hotels, sitting in separate theater sections, riding in separate rail cars, etc.
  12. 12. What are Jim Crow Laws? (Also will accept: What is Plessy-vs-Ferguson?)
  13. 13. Secret society created by white southerners using terror and violence to keep African Americans from obtaining their civil rights. Today they are classified as a “hate group” by the US government.
  14. 14. What is the Ku Klux Klan?
  15. 15. Person or group of people working toward eliminating slavery.
  16. 16. Who are the abolitionists?
  17. 17. Large-scale southern farmers who owned more than 20 slaves.
  18. 18. Who are the planters?
  19. 19. The name of the 20,000-40,000 southern African Americans who settled western lands in the late 1800’s.
  20. 20. Who are the exodusters?
  21. 21. What southern white people called African American slave babies?
  22. 22. What are pickininies?
  23. 23. The oversea trade route of slaves across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies.
  24. 24. What is the Middle Passage?
  25. 25. . The network of people who helped runaway slaves travel north offering transportation and hiding places.
  26. 26. What is the underground railroad?
  27. 27. Bus trips from Washington DC through various southern states that civil rights workers used to challenge illegal segregation on buses.
  28. 28. What are the freedom rides?
  29. 29. Act of refusing goods or services to protest an injustice.
  30. 30. What is the boycott?
  31. 31. The name of the vehicle mentioned in a popular African American song that would take slaves from the land of slavery to the land of freedom.
  32. 32. What is a chariot? (Swing low, sweet chariot)
  33. 33. A form of punishment for presumed or “framed” criminal offenses, performed by self-appointed commissions, mobs, or vigilantes without due process.
  34. 34. What is lynching?
  35. 35. Escaped slaves authorized by Lincoln to serve in the military.
  36. 36. What is contrabands?
  37. 37. A means to require African Americans to pay a special tax before they could vote.
  38. 38. What is a poll tax?
  39. 39. The name of the former slave willing to work for a former slave owner in order for that former slave to secure his/her own land. This usually is for 3-7 years.
  40. 40. What is an indentured servant?
  41. 41. The term given to the African American who gave most of the crop he labored for to a landowner in exchange for land, tools, and supplies for growing the crop.
  42. 42. What is a sharecropper?
  43. 43. A runaway slave who became an acclaimed speaker who spoke of the horrors of slavery and racial injustices.
  44. 44. Who is Frederick Douglass?
  45. 45. Writer of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, a powerful novel about slavery.
  46. 46. Who is Harriet Beecher Stowe?
  47. 47. She was not only an abolitionist, she also fought hard for women’s rights.
  48. 48. Who is Sojourner Truth?
  49. 49. Two white southern women who became some of the best-known anti-slavery activists of the 1830’s.
  50. 50. Who are Sarah and Angelina Grimke?
  51. 51. He died in the late 1960’s, but not before he helped Rosa Parks speak out against inequalities on buses and became a national spokesman for African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement.
  52. 52. Who is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.