Quiz Me! - People: Foundation of a Nation

Test your knowledge about people in the Foundation of a Nation era!

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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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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?

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Who was the African-American  former slave who was shot and killed by British Soldiers at the Boston Massacre?

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Patriot leader, James Otis fought against the British writs of assistance citing the traditional rights of Englishmen included:

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Richard Henry Lee introduced the “Lee Resolution” that led to the writing and adoption of what document?

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After two terms as President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson retired to his estate which was known as what?

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This city is named in honor of Bernardo de Gálvez

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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?

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He was born in Scotland and became the president of Princeton University, requiring students to take a course called Moral Philosophy.

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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?

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