Quiz Me! - All Eras: People and Events Test your knowledge about the people and events in all eras. 1 / 10 Which religious leader and spiritual advisor to many U.S. Presidents claimed that the fight against communism was the ultimate fight between good and evil? Pat Roberts Billy Graham Martin Luther King, Jr. Mike Huckabee 2 / 10 Which of the following best describes the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase? The land west of the Rocky Mountains to the border of Spanish California The land west of the Appalachians to the Mississippi River The land west of the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains The land west of the Mississippi River to the border to the Pacific 3 / 10 After serving as a state supreme court Chief Justice for the state of New York, John Jay later held numerous titles, including what? President of the United States of America Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Secretary of Treasury General of the Armies 4 / 10 What was the significance of the Battle of Midway? It halted the Japanese armies on the Chinese mainland. It halted the Japanese advance in the Pacific It prevented the Allies from implementing an island hopping strategy. It was a victory for the Allies during the siege of Leningrad. 5 / 10 How did the federal government justify their protection of the Freedom Riders throughout the South? The federal government used the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution to override state segregation laws.. The federal government passed a law prohibiting the KKK from interfering in interstate transportation. The federal government used the Interstate Commerce Act to justify protection of buses that crossed state lines. The federal government enforced a decision in the Supreme Court concerning interstate transportation. 6 / 10 Patrick Henry became a harsh critic of the Constitution, even calling for a new constitutional convention. As someone who fought against ratification, he was considered to be: An Anti-Federalist An Abolitionist A Federalist A Founding Father 7 / 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? Equal rights for women Freedom of the press Due process of law Freedom of religion 8 / 10 The development of Bill Gates’ Microsoft Windows program had what effect? It forced a less user-friendly program on those using personal computers It made computers too expensive for average citizens to purchase It caused IBM to cut all ties with Bill Gates and his operating system It helped make personal computer ownership a reality for household use 9 / 10 “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever” was a proclamation of which politician in his gubernatorial inauguration speech? George Wallace Ronald Regan Barry Golwater Lester Maddox 10 / 10 Sometimes called a “Forgotten Founder,” this man served as an aide-de-camp to George Washington, a delegate of the Continental Congress, delegate to the Annapolis Convention and the Constitutional Convention. He introduced the Virginia Plan at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. John Locke Aaron Burr Thomas Paine Edmund Randolph Your score is Try another 10!