Quiz Me! - Era: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 Who is the author of Leviathan? William Blackstone Thomas Hobbes John Locke Baron Charles de Montesquieu 2 / 10 He was the author of Common Sense, which encouraged colonial independence. Thomas Paine Thomas Hobbes Benjamin Franklin John Locke 3 / 10 What are the key ideas in the Second Treatise of Civil Government of 1690 that influenced the American founding documents? All men are created equal with unalienable rights. If citizens obeyed the government everyone would live in peace. People should not overthrow an abusive government. Monarchs get their just power from nature. 4 / 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 Haym Salomon Marquis de Lafayette Bernardo de Gálvez 5 / 10 This ruler suffered a nervous breakdown, was declared insane and had his son appointed to rule in his place. King Richard II King Louis XVI King George III King Edward I 6 / 10 Jonathan Trumbull Sr. was a strong supporter of George Washington and the American Revolution. He was a colonial governor who remained in power after independence was declared. What state was he from? Connecticut Virginia New York Georgia 7 / 10 Who was the grandson of the first African-American landowner in New Hampshire? Crispus Attucks Wentworth Cheswell James Armistead Bernardo de Galvez 8 / 10 Who wrote the Spirit of the Laws in 1748? Baron Charles de Montesquieu William Blackstone Thomas Hobbes John Locke 9 / 10 This publisher, inventor, entrepreneur and statesman wrote social commentaries under the pseudonym “Silence Dogood.” Benjamin Franklin John Adams Charles Carroll Thomas Jefferson 10 / 10 What is the best title for the historical event described above? Second Continental Congress Albany Plan for Union Articles of Confederation Congress First Continental Congress Your score is Try another 10!