Quiz Me! - Era: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 What is a major influence of the English Petition of Right on the American government? It modeled how to get a monarchy to listen to the rights of people. The document influenced America’s right to petition and right to due process of law. The entire U.S. Bill of Rights is taken from the English Petition of Right. America borrowed the idea of state’s rights from the English Petition of Right. 2 / 10 Richard Henry Lee introduced the “Lee Resolution” that led to the writing and adoption of what document? Articles of the Confederation Declaration of Independence Stamp Act U.S. Constitution 3 / 10 This man, along with Robert Morris, helped to finance the American Revolution. George Washington Alexander Hamilton Haym Salomon Marquis de Lafayette 4 / 10 Benjamin Franklin purchased the Pennsylvania Gazette and in 1732 published the first edition of what publication? Notes on the State of Virginia Poor Richard’s Almanac Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour In Company and Conversation Common Sense 5 / 10 Known for his outsized signature on the Declaration of Independence, this member of the Boston Sons of Liberty helped finance activities against the British. James Otis John Hancock John Adams Samuel Adams 6 / 10 George Washington accepted Cornwallis’ surrender at which battle to end the Revolutionary War? Battle of Saratoga Battle of Yorktown Battle of Lexington and Concord Battle of Bunker Hill 7 / 10 What does it mean to “establish laws for the general good of the colony”? It means that only good laws will be recognized. It means everyone in the colony will vote on each law. It means not everyone will agree with the laws but they are what is best. It means the colony will follow the laws of its Mother Country. 8 / 10 Crispus Attucks was the first of five unarmed men who were shot down by British Redcoats in what famous event that led to the American Revolution? The Stamp Act Congress Boston Tea Party Lexington and Concord Boston Massacre 9 / 10 Mercy Otis Warren believed in the natural rights theory expressed in the Declaration of Independence. She argued against the U.S. Constitution, and most of her complaints were addressed in the Bill of Rights except what? Freedom of religion Equal rights for women Freedom of the press Due process of law 10 / 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? Georgia New York Virginia Connecticut Your score is Try another 10!