Quiz Me! - Era: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 John Paul Jones is known for what famous quote, which became a slogan for the U.S. Navy? “One if by land, two if by sea” “I have not yet begun to fight” “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country” “Give me liberty, or give me death” 2 / 10 What was the first Constitution of the United States? The U.S. Constitution of 1787 The Articles of Confederation The Mayflower Compact Fundamental Orders of Connecticut 3 / 10 He was the author of Common Sense, which encouraged colonial independence. Benjamin Franklin John Locke Thomas Hobbes Thomas Paine 4 / 10 Richard Henry Lee introduced the “Lee Resolution” that led to the writing and adoption of what document? Declaration of Independence Articles of the Confederation Stamp Act U.S. Constitution 5 / 10 Marquis de Lafayette helped the Americans fight against Great Britain by securing support from which country? France Spain Mexico India 6 / 10 John Hancock and Samuel Adams organized this event in opposition of the British. The Raid on Valley Forge The Boston Tea Party The Boston Massacre The Midnight Ride 7 / 10 This city is named in honor of Bernardo de Gálvez Galveston, TX Birmingham, AL East Bernard, TX New Orleans, LA 8 / 10 What is the most significant portion of the Northwest Ordinance? It prohibited slavery in the territories. It established land for private schools. It allowed slavery to spread into the territories. It did not allow citizens to pass the Appalachian Mountains. 9 / 10 Who was the English Jurist who wrote Commentaries on the Laws of England? Jean-Jacques Rousseau Baron de Montesseau John Locke William Blackstone 10 / 10 This document, signed during King George III’s rule, ended the Revolutionary War and confirmed the independence of the United States. The Treaty of Paris of 1783 The Emancipation Proclamation The Magna Carta The U.S. Constitution Your score is Try another 10!