Quiz Me! - Era: Revolution/Declaration of Independence

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

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What is Henry’s main argument in his famous speech?

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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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Why would Ben Franklin have the Letters from a Farmer reprinted in England?

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What is the best title for the historical event described above?

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All of the following are sections within the Declaration of Independence EXCEPT:

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John Paul Jones’ ship, The Bonhomme Richard, defeated the British warship, Serapis.  What effect did this have for American spirits?

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Benjamin Rush was a physician who was also appointed as Treasurer of the Mint in 1799. He was later instrumental in the reconciliation of the friendship of which two men?

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Mercy Otis Warren believed in the natural rights theory expressed in the Declaration of Independence. She argued against the U.S. Constitution, and most of her complaints were addressed in the Bill of Rights except what?

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Who was the Founding Father who organized the Sons of Liberty in resisting the Stamp Act and the Townshend Duties?

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He was the author of Common Sense, which encouraged colonial independence.

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