Quiz Me! - Era: Creation of the Constitution

Test your knowledge about the Creation of the Constitution era.

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Which portion of the Magna Carta do we see in our Bill of Rights today?

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After serving as Secretary of State, James Madison became President of the United States of America and entered which war, at the time known as “Mr. Madison’s War?”

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After serving as a state supreme court Chief Justice for the state of New York, John Jay later held numerous titles, including what?

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Sometimes called a “Forgotten Founder,” this man served as an aide-de-camp to George Washington, a delegate of the Continental Congress, delegate to the Annapolis Convention and the Constitutional Convention. He introduced the Virginia Plan   at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

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One of the three authors of The Federalist Papers, along with Alexander Hamilton and James Madison

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The Baron de Montesquieu was a French political philosopher who argued for which concept that was debated at the Constitutional Convention?

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Which statement accurately describes the Constitutional Convention of 1787?

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Why was a convention called in Annapolis in 1786?

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Which document did the Virginia Declaration of Rights have the greatest impact on?

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Roger Sherman believed that Congress should have the power to select the President. He felt that which branch should have the most power?

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