Quiz Me! - Events: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about events the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 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. 2 / 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 planned a boycott of all British goods coming in to the colonies. 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. 3 / 10 How was Shays’ Rebellion similar to the colonists' rebellion against Britain? The government was unable to keep the peace. Citizens rebelled over unfair taxation. Soldiers were being quartered in private homes. The Americans refused to pay the tax on whiskey. 4 / 10 Which title best represents the list above? Stamp Act Congress Boston Tea Party Proclamation of 1763 Albany Plan of Union 5 / 10 Which historical event is described above? Articles of Confederation Congress Albany Plan for Union First Continental Congress Second Continental Congress 6 / 10 What is the best title for the chart above? Colonies Gain Independence from Britain Colonial Grievances Causes of the French and Indian War Causes of the American Revolution 7 / 10 What was the name of the first congress colonists attended to discuss new taxes imposed by Parliament? Albany Congress Congress of the Committees of Correspondence First Continental Congress Stamp Act Congress 8 / 10 Which significant historical event is described above? John Brown’s Rebellion Northwest Rebellion Shays’ Rebellion Bacon’s Rebellion 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. The Constitution became the official U.S. government when all states signed the document. Rhode Island delegates refused to sign the new Constitution. Protesters opposed the new Constitution because the document was created in secret. 10 / 10 Which statement accurately describes the Constitutional Convention of 1787? Delegates created a strong federal union rather than a loose confederation of states. 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. Your score is Try another 10!