Quiz Me! - Era: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 Robert Morris spent so much of his own money for the Patriot cause that he was known as what? Funder of the Patriot Cause Moneybags Financier of the American Revolution Secretary of Treasury 2 / 10 After two terms as President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson retired to his estate which was known as what? Mt. Vernon Montpelier Monticello Mt. Rushmore 3 / 10 He was born in Scotland and became the president of Princeton University, requiring students to take a course called Moral Philosophy. John Witherspoon John Locke Thomas Paine Thomas Jefferson 4 / 10 Who was the African-American slave spy who was George Washington’s most effective weapon against the British during the American Revolution? Crispus Attucks James Armistead Bernardo de Galvez Samuel Adams 5 / 10 The Supreme Court often references William Blackstone’s writing as a source for determining the intent of the Founders when interpreting the Constitution. It is considered the most complete and readable commentary on English law. What is the name of his work? The Spirit of the Laws Second Treatise of Civil Government Leviathan Commentaries on the Laws of England 6 / 10 John Paul Jones is known for what famous quote, which became a slogan for the U.S. Navy? “Give me liberty, or give me death” “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” 7 / 10 This Founding Father was the only Catholic serving in the U.S. Senate once the Constitution was ratified. Charles Carroll Wentworth Cheswell John Dickinson Thomas Jefferson 8 / 10 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? Aaron Burr and George Washington Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson John Adams and Thomas Jefferson James Madison and Alexander Hamilton 9 / 10 This radical leader of the opposition to British tyranny is known for his quote, which includes, “give me liberty, or give me death!” James Otis Crispus Attucks Marquis de Lafayette Patirick Henry 10 / 10 He was the first foreigner to be granted honorary United States citizenship. Upon his death, the United States sent American soil to his gravesite. John Peter Muhlenberg Marquis de Lafayette Bernardo de Gálvez Haym Salomon Your score is Try another 10!