Phillis Wheatley

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1. How old was Phillis Wheatley when she was taken away from her family and moved to America?

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2. Where was Wheatley born?

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3. Please select the flag for Wheatley's country of birth?

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4. Phillis Wheatley was a talented poet and she became the first African American person to do what?

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5. What year were they born?

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6. In which year was Phillis Wheatley’s first book published?

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7. Phillis Wheatley was famous for being the first African American author of a book of _______.

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8. In 1767, a _________ published one of Wheatley’s poems.

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9. Wheatley’s passion for poetry meant that by 1773, she had enough poems to create a ______ of all her work.

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10. Although she was successful and famous, Wheatley was still enslaved. When she went to ________, she was set free.

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