Quiz Me! - Era: Foundation of a Nation

Test your knowledge about the Foundation of a Nation era!

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Benjamin Rush was a physician who was also appointed as Treasurer of the Mint in 1799. He was later instrumental in the reconciliation of the friendship of which two men?

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John Witherspoon was a prominent Presbyterian minister who helped draft the Articles of Confederation and sign ed the Declaration of Independence. He was also president of which Ivy League university?

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This radical leader of the opposition to British tyranny is known for his quote, which includes, “give me liberty, or give me death!”

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To become a lawyer in the American colonies, most read which of the following?

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Which significant historical event is described above?

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This man, along with Robert Morris, helped to finance the American Revolution.

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This political philosopher influenced James Madison who agreed with his ideas that individuals must unite a society for their own protection.

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What is the significance of the Mayflower Compact?

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He was born in Scotland and became the president of Princeton University, requiring students to take a course called Moral Philosophy.

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George Washington accepted Cornwallis’ surrender at which battle to end the Revolutionary War?

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