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Henry Ward Beecher: Quiz


Question 1: In 1847, he was appointed the first minister of the new Plymouth Congregational Church in Brooklyn, ________.
MassachusettsNew JerseyNew YorkConnecticut

Question 2: During the antebellum period, he raised funds to buy weapons for those willing to oppose slavery in ________ and Nebraska, and the rifles bought with this money became known as "Beecher's Bibles".

Question 3: ________ wrote the following limerick:
Henry Wadsworth LongfellowJames Russell LowellOliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.Nathaniel Hawthorne

Question 4: The preacher later went on a speaking tour in ________ to undermine support for the South by explaining the North's war aims.
ScotlandEnglandUnited KingdomWales

Question 5: "Undue frivolity was discouraged, so they did not celebrate ________ or birthdays.
WassailingYuleYule logChristmas

Question 6: Works by Henry Ward Beecher at ________
Amazon KindleGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg AustraliaProject Gutenberg

Question 7: During the ________, his church raised and equipped a volunteer infantry regiment.
American Civil WarBleeding KansasTennesseeUnited States

Question 8: ________ (who said of Beecher that no one in history had "so productive a mind") was in the audience at one point, and Walt Whitman visited him.
Ulysses S. GrantGerald FordAbraham LincolnAndrew Johnson

Question 9: During the ________ he preached strongly against the strikers whose wages had been cut.
IllinoisGreat Railroad Strike of 1877Baltimore and Ohio RailroadEast St. Louis, Illinois

Question 10: Beecher also attended Boston Latin School, graduated from ________ in 1834 and in 1837 received a degree from Lane Theological Seminary outside Cincinnati, Ohio, which his father then headed.
Pomona CollegeWilliams CollegeWesleyan UniversityAmherst College

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