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Thomas Clarkson: Quiz


Question 1: Works by Thomas Clarkson at ________
Amazon KindleProject Gutenberg AustraliaGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg

Question 2: Clarkson also approached the young ________, who as an (Evangelical) Anglican and an MP could offer them a link into the British Parliament.
Charles James FoxWilliam WilberforceAbolitionismBeilby Porteus

Question 3: In 1796 he married Catherine Buck of ________, Suffolk; their only child Thomas was born in 1796.
Bury St EdmundsEye, SuffolkSudbury, SuffolkMildenhall, Suffolk

Question 4: This was to lead, in May 1787, to the foundation of the ________.
AbolitionismWilliam WilberforceSociety for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave TradeSlavery Abolition Act 1833

Question 5: In 1846 Clarkson received the American abolitionist ________, a former slave who had escaped to freedom, on his first visit to England.
Frederick DouglassHarriet TubmanUnderground RailroadAmerican Civil War

Question 6: Thomas Clarkson (28 March 1760 – 26 September 1846), abolitionist, was born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England, and became a leading campaigner against the slave trade in the ________.
BarbadosNauruInformal EmpireBritish Empire

Question 7: Then a rural ________ village, it is now part of inner London.
SurreyEnglandEast SussexHertfordshire

Question 8: In 1996 a tablet was dedicated to his memory in ________, near the tomb of William Wilberforce.
Westminster AbbeyEly CathedralBath AbbeySt Augustine's Abbey

Question 9: On a visit to Liverpool in 1787, the year the ________ was founded, Clarkson was attacked and nearly killed by a gang of sailors paid to assassinate him.
AbolitionismSlavery Abolition Act 1833William WilberforceSociety for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade

Question 10: Clarkson’s research took him to English ports such as ________, where he received much data from the landlord of the Seven Stars pub.

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