Quiz Me! - Era: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 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 James Madison and Alexander Hamilton John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson 2 / 10 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? Dartmouth Harvard Princeton Yale 3 / 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 4 / 10 To become a lawyer in the American colonies, most read which of the following? Common Sense Commentaries on Laws of England U.S. Constitution Declaration of Independence 5 / 10 Which significant historical event is described above? Shays’ Rebellion Bacon’s Rebellion Northwest Rebellion John Brown’s Rebellion 6 / 10 This man, along with Robert Morris, helped to finance the American Revolution. George Washington Marquis de Lafayette Alexander Hamilton Haym Salomon 7 / 10 This political philosopher influenced James Madison who agreed with his ideas that individuals must unite a society for their own protection. John Witherspoon Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. Thomas Hobbes Thomas Paine 8 / 10 What is the significance of the Mayflower Compact? It was the first constitution in the colonies. It was the first governing document signed by women. It established laws for the Plymouth colony. It created a government based on the consent of the governed. 9 / 10 He was born in Scotland and became the president of Princeton University, requiring students to take a course called Moral Philosophy. Thomas Jefferson John Witherspoon John Locke Thomas Paine 10 / 10 George Washington accepted Cornwallis’ surrender at which battle to end the Revolutionary War? Battle of Saratoga Battle of Lexington and Concord Battle of Yorktown Battle of Bunker Hill Your score is Try another 10!