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Richard Allen (bishop): Quiz


Question 1: In 1816 Allen united four African-American congregations of the Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Salem, New Jersey; ________, and Maryland.

Question 2: He opened his first church in 1794 in ________.
PhiladelphiaPittsburghHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaAllentown, Pennsylvania

Question 3: Allen was qualified as a preacher in 1784, at the first conference of the Methodist Church in North America in ________.
Rockville, MarylandBaltimoreBaltimore–Washington Metropolitan AreaAnnapolis, Maryland

Question 4: From 1797 to his death at home on March 26, 1831,[1] Allen operated a station on the ________ for escaping slaves.
Harriet TubmanAmerican Civil WarWilliam Cooper NellUnderground Railroad

Question 5: Together they founded the independent denomination of the ________ (AME), the first fully independent black denomination in the United States.
African Methodist Episcopal ChurchRichard Allen (bishop)African Methodist Episcopal Zion ChurchBlack church

Question 6: The convention came after the 1829 riot in Cincinnati when blacks were attacked, after which 1200 blacks left the city to go to ________.
United StatesCanadaUnited KingdomBarbados

Question 7: Converted early, he joined the ________ at the age of 17.
ChristianityMethodismChristian denominationBaptist

Question 8: In 1786, Allen became a preacher at St. George's Methodist Episcopal Church in ________, but was restricted to early morning services.
PhiladelphiaPittsburghHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaAllentown, Pennsylvania

Question 9: [citation needed] Blacks disagreed with the white-led ________ that organized the movement.
MarylandUnited StatesAmerican Colonization SocietyAbolitionism

Question 10: Allen at first supported the "back to Africa" movement,[citation needed] and a plan for emigration to ________.
Tortuga (Haiti)Cap-HaïtienHaitiPort-au-Prince


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