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Quiz

1. What evidence exists that supports the Thomas Jefferson-Sally Hemings relationship?

·  First hand accounts
·  Oral history accounts
·  Historical documents
·  Evaluation of Jefferson's schedule and travels
·  DNA testing
·  All of the above

2. DNA tests prove 100 percent that Thomas Jefferson was the father of at least one of Sally Hemings's children.

·  True
·  False

3. When did interracial marriage become legal in all fifty U.S. states?

·  1800
·  1864
·  1918
·  1998

4. Martha Wayles, the wife of Thomas Jefferson, was Sally Hemings's...?

·  Sister
·  Half-sister
·  Aunt
·  Grandmother

5. How "black" was Sally Hemings?

·  All "black"
·  Half "black"
·  One-quarter "black"
·  One-eighth "black"

6. How many of Madison Hemings's siblings passed as 'white?'

·  1
·  2
·  3
·  0

7. How long did it take for historians to accept that Jefferson had a relationship with Sally Hemings?

·  43 years
·  130 years
·  200 years
·  Have never accepted the idea.

8. How much did Thomas Jefferson offer for the return of a runaway Monticello slave?

·  5 shillings
·  40 shillings
·  ten pounds
·  one hundred pounds

9. How much was one of Jefferson's house slaves worth?

·  $40 - $80
·  $150 - $500
·  $500 - $800
·  $1,200 - $2,000

10. Was Thomas Jefferson an advocate of slavery?

·  Yes
·  No
·  Yes and No

11. Was Thomas Jefferson racist?

·  Yes
·  No
·  Yes and No

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