Quiz Me! - Documents/Cases: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about documents and Supreme Court cases in the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 Which document did the Virginia Declaration of Rights have the greatest impact on? English Petition of Rights U.S. Bill of Rights Civil Rights of Man English Bill of Rights 2 / 10 What did the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom accomplish? It required all teachers to be a member of the Episcolpol church. It required all businesses to be closed on Sundays for religious services. Citizens could practice religious freedom as long as they claimed a Christian religion. It was the first document to disestablish a state religion and protect religious freedom. 3 / 10 To become a lawyer in the American colonies, most read which of the following? Common Sense Declaration of Independence Commentaries on Laws of England U.S. Constitution 4 / 10 Why did the people of England create the English Petition of Right in 1628? King Charles asked the people to outline which rights they wanted. It was created to avoid war with the American colonies. King Charles I abolished Parliament and took away freedoms from the English people. England wanted to be the first country to create a list of rights of citizens. 5 / 10 All of the following are sections within the Declaration of Independence EXCEPT: The Bill of Rights The formal declaration The Grievances The Preamble 6 / 10 Who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights? George Washington James Madison Thomas Jefferson George Mason 7 / 10 What are the key ideas in the Second Treatise of Civil Government of 1690 that influenced the American founding documents? People should not overthrow an abusive government. Monarchs get their just power from nature. All men are created equal with unalienable rights. If citizens obeyed the government everyone would live in peace. 8 / 10 What was the first Constitution of the United States? The Mayflower Compact The U.S. Constitution of 1787 The Articles of Confederation Fundamental Orders of Connecticut 9 / 10 Who wrote the Second Treatise of Civil Government in 1690? William Blackstone Thomas Hobbes John Locke Baron Charles de Montesquieu 10 / 10 What is a major influence of the English Petition of Right on the American government? It modeled how to get a monarchy to listen to the rights of people. The entire U.S. Bill of Rights is taken from the English Petition of Right. The document influenced America’s right to petition and right to due process of law. America borrowed the idea of state’s rights from the English Petition of Right. Your score is Try another 10!