Quiz Me! - Era: Foundation of a Nation

Test your knowledge about the Foundation of a Nation era!

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Who is the author of Leviathan?

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He was the author of Common Sense, which encouraged colonial independence.

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What are the key ideas in the Second Treatise of Civil Government of 1690 that influenced the American founding documents?

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He was the first foreigner to be granted honorary United States citizenship. Upon his death, the United States sent American soil to his gravesite.

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This ruler suffered a nervous breakdown, was declared insane and had his son appointed to rule in his place.

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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?

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Who was the grandson of the first African-American  landowner in New Hampshire?

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Who wrote the Spirit of the Laws in 1748?

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This publisher, inventor, entrepreneur and statesman wrote social commentaries under the pseudonym “Silence Dogood.”

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What is the best title for the historical event described above?

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