Quiz Me! - Era: Creation of the Constitution

Test your knowledge about the Creation of the Constitution era.

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Who wrote the Commentaries on Laws of England 1765-69?

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

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Which of the following did the framers of the U.S. Bill of Rights take almost verbatim from the English Bill of Rights of 1689?

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What is a major influence of the English Petition of Right on the American government?

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Who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights?

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a political philosopher who argued that man was essentially good, but degraded into cruelty without laws. This was referred to as being a what?

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Edmund Randolph, sometimes called a “Forgotten Founder,”   opposed a single President during the Constitutional Convention, and instead suggested what?

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What was the first Constitution of the United States?

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After the delegates signed the Constitution on September 17, what happened next?

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What significant event came about as a result of the Annapolis Convention?

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