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History Mix and Match

1. First Black RCMP officer from Cape Breton Island ______________

2. African-American celebration from December 26 - January 1 ______________

3. The conductor on the Underground Railway ______________

4. Father of the Civil Rights Movement _____________________

5. He broke the ‘color barrier’ in baseball ________________

6. First Black municipal police officer East of Montreal _________________

7. The free blacks from Jamaica who helped to rebuild the Halifax Citadel _________________

8. The United States President who abolished slavery _________________

9. The only Afrocentric Elementary school in Nova Scotia ________________

10. Author of the No.2 Construction Battalion (Canada’s First and only Black Battalion _______________

11. First Black doctor in Sydney _______________

12. First Black President of the Local 1064 Steel Union __________

13. First Black Alderman in Eastern Nova Scotia _______________

14. First Black family court judge in Nova Scotia _______________

15. First black president of the Nova Scotia RN Association ______________

16. First Black woman in Nova Scotia to be elected Mayor _____________

17. Responsible for helping put an end to discrimination in the theatres in New Glasgow _______________

18. The route the slaves traveled was called  ______________

19. First known black to arrive on Canadian soil _____________

20. First black Sergeant-at-arms at the Nova Scotia Province House ___________

21.First woman Ombudsman in Nova Scotia __________________

 

Answers

Answers:

1. Jonathan Skeete

2. Kwanzaa

3. Harriet Tubman

4. Martin Luther King

5. Jackie Robson

6. Carl “Campy” Crawford

7. Maroons

8. Abraham Lincoln

9. Nelson Whynder

10. Calvin Ruck

11. Alvin Calder

12. Winston Ruck

13. Thomas (Tom) Miller

14. Connie Sparks

15. Clotilda Yakimchuk

16. Daureen Lewis

17. Viola Desmond

18. Underground Railroad

19. Mathieu DaCosta

20. Gilmore “Buddy” Daye

21. Mayann Francis

 

 


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