Quiz Me! - People: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about people in the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 This ruler suffered a nervous breakdown, was declared insane and had his son appointed to rule in his place. King Louis XVI King Richard II King George III King Edward I 2 / 10 The Supreme Court often references William Blackstone’s writing as a source for determining the intent of the Founders when interpreting the Constitution. It is considered the most complete and readable commentary on English law. What is the name of his work? The Spirit of the Laws Commentaries on the Laws of England Leviathan Second Treatise of Civil Government 3 / 10 Who was the African-American former slave who was shot and killed by British Soldiers at the Boston Massacre? Crispus Attucks Wentworth Cheswell James Armistead Bernardo de Galvez 4 / 10 Patriot leader, James Otis fought against the British writs of assistance citing the traditional rights of Englishmen included: “The right to religious freedom” “All men were created equal” “The freedom of one’s house” “No taxation without representation” 5 / 10 Richard Henry Lee introduced the “Lee Resolution” that led to the writing and adoption of what document? U.S. Constitution Stamp Act Declaration of Independence Articles of the Confederation 6 / 10 After two terms as President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson retired to his estate which was known as what? Montpelier Mt. Vernon Mt. Rushmore Monticello 7 / 10 This city is named in honor of Bernardo de Gálvez Birmingham, AL New Orleans, LA Galveston, TX East Bernard, TX 8 / 10 Who was the African-American spy the Marquis de Lafayette wrote a letter of recommendation for his freedom for this help in the American Revolution? Crispus Attucks Wentworth Cheswell Bernardo de Glavez James Armistead 9 / 10 He was born in Scotland and became the president of Princeton University, requiring students to take a course called Moral Philosophy. John Witherspoon John Locke Thomas Jefferson Thomas Paine 10 / 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? James Madison and Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson Aaron Burr and George Washington John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Your score is Try another 10!