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