Famous African Americans Answer Key Worksheet


Famous African Americans Answer Key
1. _______ was an escaped slave who worked to end slavery.
b. Frederick Douglass
2. _______ was an escaped slave who led many other slaves to freedom.
a. Harriet Tubman
3. _______ was an inventor who helped agriculture in the South by figuring out over
300 things that the peanut could be used for.
a. George Washington Carver
4. _______ won four medals at the 1936 Olympics.
a. Jesse Owens
5. ______ was the first African American to play on a Major League Baseball team.
b. Jackie Robinson
6. ______ was arrested when she wouldn’t give up her seat on a bus to a white man.
c. Rosa Parks
7. ______ won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for fighting for civil rights using
nonviolent methods.
a. Martin Luther King Jr.
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