Quiz Me! - Documents: Revolution/Declaration of Independence

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

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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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Wentworth Cheswell was a soldier in the American Revolution and was at the Battle of Saratoga. What colony was he from?

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Who was the delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland that signed the Declaration of Independence and was the last surveying signer?

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After two terms as President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson retired to his estate which was known as what?

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As the only colonial governor to support the American cause and General Washington, He  was allowed to remain as Governor of Connecticut after independence was declared.

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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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Follower of Patrick Henry, this patriot served in the Continental Army fighting at Charleston, Brandywine, Stony Point and Yorktown.

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Richard Henry Lee was an Anti-Federalist who opposed the U.S. Constitution. He was an advocate for laws and amendments limiting the power of the federal government and was pleased when what was added?

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

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This wealthy trader of tobacco, rum, wheat and slaves supplied the American forces with war supplies and his own ships, including over $1 million to finance the decisive Battle of Yorktown.

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