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1. In what approximate year do you think Mark Twain was born?

2. Name three novels that Twain wrote.

3. True or False: Twain was a Southerner.

4. True or False: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most widely banned and challenged books in American public schools.

5. Twain is often associated with what river?

6. Write down four interesting (and not obvious) facts about him.

7. During what years was the Civil War fought?

8. What was the first state to secede from the Union?

9. List three facts about the slave trade from Africa.

10. List three facts about slavery in the southern

United States.

11. True or False: When first elected, Abraham Lincoln was not interested in ending slavery in America.

12. True or False: It was the Republican party that pushed for an end to slavery and the Democrats who wanted to preserve it.

13. True or False: After the death of Lincoln, President

Andrew Johnson produced little help for freed blacks as he reconstructed the South.

14. True or False: General Sherman’s Special Field Order

No. 15 stated that freed black families would be provided with 40 acres and a mule.

15. True or False: No real reparations were ever provided for ex-slaves or their descendants in America.