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Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. Why does Douglass have no knowledge of his birth date?

2. What is Douglass’s probable father’s name?

3. Why do children of a slave-owning father and slave mother have the worst lot of the slaves?

4. What event does Douglass connect with his introduction to the horrors of slavery?

5. What do Colonel Lloyd’s slaves call the plantation on which Douglass grows up?

6. Which of the following is not what Douglass interprets slave songs to be?

7. Which of the following is not one of the overseers under whom Douglass grows up?

8. What is Douglass’s main point about Gore shooting Demby?

9. Which of the following is not a reason Douglass is happy about the prospect of moving to Baltimore?

10. What is the reason for Sophia Auld’s transformation?

11. Why is Douglass grateful that Hugh Auld orders Douglass’s reading lessons stopped?

12. Why does Douglass believe that city slaveholders are usually less cruel than rural slaveholders?

13. Which of the following is not one of Douglass’s sources for learning how to read and write?

14. What does Douglass gain from The Columbian Orator?

15. From what source does Douglass learn the meaning of “abolition”?

16. Why does Douglass move from Baltimore to Thomas Auld’s?

17. What is Thomas Auld’s main offense as a slaveholder?

18. Why do the slaves call Covey “the snake”?

19. In what regard is Douglass’s August confrontation with Covey a turning point?

20. What service does Douglass offer his fellow slaves at William Freeland’s?

21. What happens to Douglass and the others when their escape plan is betrayed?

22. Why do Douglass’s fellow apprentices at the Baltimore shipyard attack him?

23. How does Douglass get enough money to escape?

24. Who helps Douglass in New York City?

25. Why is Douglass surprised by New Bedford?

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