Quiz Me! - Era: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 Which colonial woman asked her husband to “remember the ladies” while writing the Declaration of Independence? Abigail Adams Lucretia Mott Anne Hutchinson Mercy Otis Warren 2 / 10 Which of the following was the major problem with the Articles of Confederation? It created difficult rules for new territories to join the United States. It gave all the power to the president to make decisions for the states. It created a weak central government that could not effectively deal with the Nation’s problems. Too many taxes were collected from rich property owners. 3 / 10 What is significant about the Magna Carta? It influenced the French Revolution. It was the first document to limit the power of the king. It only applied to the common people of England. It allowed for all citizens to vote. 4 / 10 Who was the African-American former slave who was shot and killed by British Soldiers at the Boston Massacre? Crispus Attucks Bernardo de Galvez James Armistead Wentworth Cheswell 5 / 10 Which of the following did the framers of the U.S. Bill of Rights take almost verbatim from the English Bill of Rights of 1689? No cruel and unusual punishment. Right to freedom of religion. Right to a speedy and public trial. Right to bear arms. 6 / 10 This city is named in honor of Bernardo de Gálvez East Bernard, TX New Orleans, LA Birmingham, AL Galveston, TX 7 / 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. The Americans refused to pay the tax on whiskey. Soldiers were being quartered in private homes. 8 / 10 Who wrote the Spirit of the Laws in 1748? John Locke Baron Charles de Montesquieu William Blackstone Thomas Hobbes 9 / 10 He was a physician who treated John and Abigail Adams for yellow fever. Upon hearing about his death in 1813, John Adams reflected, “I know of no character living or dead who has done more real good for his country.” Samuel Adams John Dickenson Thomas Paine Benjamin Rush 10 / 10 All of the following are sections within the Declaration of Independence EXCEPT: The formal declaration The Preamble The Bill of Rights The Grievances Your score is Try another 10!