Quiz Me! - Events: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about events the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 Which historical event is described above? First Continental Congress Albany Plan for Union Articles of Confederation Congress Second Continental Congress 2 / 10 How was Shays’ Rebellion similar to the colonists' rebellion against Britain? Citizens rebelled over unfair taxation. Soldiers were being quartered in private homes. The government was unable to keep the peace. The Americans refused to pay the tax on whiskey. 3 / 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. John Hancock was named as temporary commander of the Continental Army. The Second Continental Congress declared independence after shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. 4 / 10 Which title best represents the list above? Albany Plan of Union Proclamation of 1763 Stamp Act Congress Boston Tea Party 5 / 10 Which statement accurately describes the Constitutional Convention of 1787? Jefferson, Adams and Franklin led the delegates at the convention. Delegates from every state attended the convention. The goal was to write a new constitution for a confederation form of government. Delegates created a strong federal union rather than a loose confederation of states. 6 / 10 What was the outcome of the First Continental Congress? Delegates refused to pay anymore British taxes they had not approved. Delegates agreed to boycott all trade with Britain. Delegates voted to separate from England. Delegates drafted a colonial army to prepare for war if necessary. 7 / 10 Which significant historical event is described above? Shays’ Rebellion Bacon’s Rebellion John Brown’s Rebellion Northwest Rebellion 8 / 10 What was the significance of the American Revolution? The new nation outlawed slavery. The new nation inspired revolutions in other countries. The new nation continued to support mercantilism. The new nation extended the vote to women. 9 / 10 What was the name of the first congress colonists attended to discuss new taxes imposed by Parliament? Congress of the Committees of Correspondence First Continental Congress Stamp Act Congress Albany Congress 10 / 10 What is the best title for the chart above? Causes of the French and Indian War Causes of the American Revolution Colonies Gain Independence from Britain Colonial Grievances Your score is Try another 10!