Quiz Me! - People: Foundation of a Nation Test your knowledge about people in the Foundation of a Nation era! 1 / 10 He was the author of Common Sense, which encouraged colonial independence. Thomas Hobbes Benjamin Franklin Thomas Paine John Locke 2 / 10 Who was the African-American former slave who was shot and killed by British Soldiers at the Boston Massacre? James Armistead Crispus Attucks Wentworth Cheswell Bernardo de Galvez 3 / 10 Abigail Adams was born in Massachusetts and married John Adams, a lawyer and politician. Even though she was often left alone to run the household, Abigail Adams displayed which character traits? Patience and courage Perseverance and cunning Courage and industry Pride and perseverance 4 / 10 Known for his outsized signature on the Declaration of Independence, this member of the Boston Sons of Liberty helped finance activities against the British. Samuel Adams John Hancock James Otis John Adams 5 / 10 He was the first foreigner to be granted honorary United States citizenship. Upon his death, the United States sent American soil to his gravesite. Bernardo de Gálvez John Peter Muhlenberg Marquis de Lafayette Haym Salomon 6 / 10 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 ? Fourth Amendment First Amendment Second Amendment Fifth Amendment 7 / 10 James Otis championed a natural rights theory, asserting the right to private property was inalienable. These principles were later included in which constitutional amendment ? Fourth Amendment Third Amendment Second Amendment First Amendment 8 / 10 Who was the revolutionary who was a patriot spy and a “double agent” working for the United States during the American Revolution? John Adams James Armistead Samuel Adams Crispus Attucks 9 / 10 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. Crispus Attucks James Armistead Bernardo de Gálvez Marquis de Lafayette 10 / 10 Who was the Founding Father who organized the Sons of Liberty in resisting the Stamp Act and the Townshend Duties? Benjamin Franklin John Adams Thomas Jefferson Samuel Adams Your score is Try another 10!