Quiz Me! - People: Foundation of a Nation

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

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He was the author of Common Sense, which encouraged colonial independence.

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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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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?

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Known for his outsized signature on the Declaration of Independence, this member of the Boston Sons of Liberty helped finance activities against the British.

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He was the first foreigner to be granted honorary United States citizenship. Upon his death, the United States sent American soil to his gravesite.

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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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James Otis championed a natural rights theory, asserting the right to private property was inalienable. These principles were later included in which constitutional amendment  ?

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Who was the revolutionary who was a patriot spy and a “double agent” working for the United States during the American Revolution?

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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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Who was the Founding Father who organized the Sons of Liberty in resisting the Stamp Act and the Townshend Duties?

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