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Chapter 12: Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. Where do Haley and Uncle Tom stay while in Washington, D.C.?

2. What does Aunt Hagar promise to Haley if he buys her together with her son?

3. What is Albert’s special relationship to his mother?

4. Which passenger on the riverboat quotes the Bible to defend slavery?

5. Which passenger comments adversely on slavery and questions Haley?

6. How does Haley defend his position as a trader?

7. What makes some passengers think more about the horrors of slavery?

8. Why does Haley sell Lucy’s child to the stranger?

9. Who first discovers that Lucy has jumped overboard?

10. How does Haley feel about the loss of Lucy?

Answers
1. Haley stays at a tavern; Tom is locked in a jail.

2. She promises that she...

(The entire section is 244 words.)