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 outlawed slavery. The new nation continued to support mercantilism. The new nation inspired revolutions in other countries. The new nation extended the vote to women. 2 / 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 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. 3 / 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. 4 / 10 Which title best represents the list above? Albany Plan of Union Stamp Act Congress Proclamation of 1763 Boston Tea Party 5 / 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 6 / 10 What was the name of the first congress colonists attended to discuss new taxes imposed by Parliament? First Continental Congress Albany Congress Congress of the Committees of Correspondence Stamp Act Congress 7 / 10 How was Shays’ Rebellion similar to the colonists' rebellion against Britain? The Americans refused to pay the tax on whiskey. Citizens rebelled over unfair taxation. The government was unable to keep the peace. Soldiers were being quartered in private homes. 8 / 10 What is the best title for the historical event described above? Albany Plan for Union Articles of Confederation Congress First Continental Congress Second Continental Congress 9 / 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. 10 / 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. Your score is Try another 10!