Quiz Me! - Documents: Revolution/Declaration of Independence

Test your knowledge about documents in the Revolution/Declaration of Independence era.

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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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Along with Robert Morris, Haym Salomon spent so much of his personal money to fund the Continental Congress and the Patriot  cause that he is called what?

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John Witherspoon was a prominent Presbyterian minister who helped draft the Articles of Confederation and sign ed the Declaration of Independence. He was also president of which Ivy League university?

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John Hancock and Samuel Adams organized this event in opposition of the British.

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This publisher, inventor, entrepreneur and statesman wrote social commentaries under the pseudonym “Silence Dogood.”

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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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This political philosopher influenced James Madison who agreed with his ideas that individuals must unite a society for their own protection.

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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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Robert Morris spent so much of his own money for the Patriot cause that he was known as 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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