Quiz Me! - People: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about people in the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 John Dickinson and Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of the Causes of Taking Up Arms to reassure the British King of what? The colonists absolute loyalty to the crown. That it was necessary to form an army to declare independence from Britain. That the colonists were not raising an army with the intent of establishing independence. The colonies were in need of assistance. 2 / 10 Richard Henry Lee introduced the “Lee Resolution” that led to the writing and adoption of what document? U.S. Constitution Articles of the Confederation Stamp Act Declaration of Independence 3 / 10 Crispus Attucks was the first of five unarmed men who were shot down by British Redcoats in what famous event that led to the American Revolution? Boston Tea Party Lexington and Concord The Stamp Act Congress Boston Massacre 4 / 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? Leviathan Commentaries on the Laws of England Second Treatise of Civil Government The Spirit of the Laws 5 / 10 This document, signed during King George III’s rule, ended the Revolutionary War and confirmed the independence of the United States. The Treaty of Paris of 1783 The Emancipation Proclamation The Magna Carta The U.S. Constitution 6 / 10 This city is named in honor of Bernardo de Gálvez New Orleans, LA East Bernard, TX Birmingham, AL Galveston, TX 7 / 10 Because of his articulate defense of American liberty, this author of “The Liberty Song” is known as the “Penman of the Revolution.” Benjamin Franklin John Locke Thomas Hobbes John Dickenson 8 / 10 Which colonial woman asked her husband to “remember the ladies” while writing the Declaration of Independence? Anne Hutchinson Lucretia Mott Mercy Otis Warren Abigail Adams 9 / 10 Thomas Jefferson did not take part in the Constitutional Convention because he was serving as a minister to which country? England France India Mexico 10 / 10 This English philosopher argued for a new relationship between civil government and religion. His ideas formed one basis of the First Amendment, which prevented the establishment of a national religion and protected an absolute freedom of belief. Thomas Paine John Witherspoon John Locke Thomas Hobbes Your score is Try another 10!