Quiz Me! - Events: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about events the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 After the delegates signed the Constitution on September 17, what happened next? Rhode Island delegates refused to sign the new Constitution. Protesters opposed the new Constitution because the document was created in secret. The Constitution became the official U.S. government when all states signed the document. Each state held a ratifying convention to approve or reject the Constitution. 2 / 10 What was the name of the first congress colonists attended to discuss new taxes imposed by Parliament? Congress of the Committees of Correspondence Albany Congress First Continental Congress Stamp Act Congress 3 / 10 Which statement accurately describes the Constitutional Convention of 1787? Delegates created a strong federal union rather than a loose confederation of states. Delegates from every state attended the convention. Jefferson, Adams and Franklin led the delegates at the convention. The goal was to write a new constitution for a confederation form of government. 4 / 10 What is the best title for the historical event described above? Albany Plan for Union Articles of Confederation Congress Second Continental Congress First Continental Congress 5 / 10 What was the outcome of the First Continental Congress? Delegates drafted a colonial army to prepare for war if necessary. Delegates agreed to boycott all trade with Britain. Delegates refused to pay anymore British taxes they had not approved. Delegates voted to separate from England. 6 / 10 What was one outcome of the Second Continental Congress? Delegates sent a petition that criticized Parliament and pledged loyalty to the King. The Second Continental Congress declared independence after shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. The Second Continental Congress planned a boycott of all British goods coming in to the colonies. John Hancock was named as temporary commander of the Continental Army. 7 / 10 How was Shays’ Rebellion similar to the colonists' rebellion against Britain? Citizens rebelled over unfair taxation. The Americans refused to pay the tax on whiskey. The government was unable to keep the peace. Soldiers were being quartered in private homes. 8 / 10 Which title best represents the list above? Albany Plan of Union Proclamation of 1763 Stamp Act Congress Boston Tea Party 9 / 10 What was the significance of the American Revolution? The new nation continued to support mercantilism. The new nation extended the vote to women. The new nation outlawed slavery. The new nation inspired revolutions in other countries. 10 / 10 Which historical event is described above? Albany Plan for Union Second Continental Congress Articles of Confederation Congress First Continental Congress Your score is Try another 10!