Quiz Me! - People: Foundation of a Nation

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

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The Lutheran minister who supported the American cause with a sermon that included the line, “To everything there is a season…a time of peace and a time of war. And this is a time of war.”

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Who was the Founding Father that defended, in court, the British soldiers accused in the Boston Massacre?

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John Locke witnessed the monarchs, William and Mary deny freedom of worship to Catholics and Protestants outside the Church of England. His critical writings helped guide the Founding Fathers to include Freedom of Religion in which constitutional amendment ?

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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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Marquis de Lafayette helped the Americans fight against Great Britain by securing support from which country?

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Who was the English Jurist who wrote Commentaries on the Laws of England?

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John Paul Jones’ ship, The Bonhomme Richard, defeated the British warship, Serapis.  What effect did this have for American spirits?

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Benjamin Franklin purchased the Pennsylvania Gazette and in 1732 published the first edition of what publication?

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Wentworth Cheswell was a soldier in the American Revolution and was at the Battle of Saratoga. What colony was he from?

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A descendent of ancient Spanish nobility, he became the acting Governor of the Louisiana Territory and procured weapons, gunpowder, clothing and more for the colonial army.

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