Quiz Me! - People: Foundation of a Nation

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

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John Dickinson and Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of the Causes of Taking Up Arms to reassure the British King of what?

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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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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?

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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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This document, signed during King George III’s rule, ended the Revolutionary War and confirmed the independence of the United States.

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This city is named in honor of Bernardo de Gálvez

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Because of his articulate defense of American liberty, this author of “The Liberty Song” is known as the “Penman of the Revolution.”

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Which colonial woman asked her husband to “remember the ladies” while writing the Declaration of Independence?

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Thomas Jefferson did not take part in the Constitutional Convention because he was serving as a minister to which country?

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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.

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