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Slavery Vocabulary Quiz

 

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. assassinate Freeing someone from the control of another person or organization
2. blockade To replace something that has been damaged or destroyed by rebuilding
3. abolitionism The action of setting someone apart from others
4. fugitive To end a life in a surprise attack for religious or political reasons
5. recruit The doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery
6. secede A general fall in the purchasing power of money due to rising prices
7. reconstruction A person who has escaped from somewhere in which they were held captive or are in hiding
8. reveille To remove oneself or to withdrawal formally from the membership in a federal alliance, an organization, or a union
9. inflation Cease resistance to an enemy
10. emancipation An act of sealing off a place or area that prevents people or goods from coming in or leaving out
11. surrender To convince someone to join in the armed forces
12. segregation An operation of the military or police in which enemies surround a town to cut off supplies and force a surrender
13. siege A way in which the armed forces personnel are awakened with a signal on a bugle or drum

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