EL Civics for ESL Students

Sojourner Truth Quiz Answers

1. Who was Sojourner Truth?

She was a slave, abolitionist, and women's rights activist.

2. When was she born?

She was born around 1797 .

3. How many times was she sold?

She was sold four times. (The last time was to a Quaker who purchased her so she would gain her freedom when New York slaves were emancipated.)

4. When did she gain her freedom?

In 1827, when the New York State Emancipation Act was passed.

5. What was the title of her most famous speech?

Ain't I a Woman.


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