Quiz Me! - People: Colonization

Test your knowledge about people in the Colonization era.

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Anne Hutchinson was a woman who spoke out against the religious teachings of ministers in Massachusetts Bay Colony. She was banished to what colony?

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She was banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634 for leading a prayer group in her home and for criticizing the teachings of colonial ministers.

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Who was the English Jurist who wrote Commentaries on the Laws of England?

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The Supreme Court often references William Blackstone’s writing as a source for determining the intent of the Founders when interpreting the Constitution. It is considered the most complete and readable commentary on English law. What is the name of his work?

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Thomas Hooker believed in the principle of equality for all mankind and favored the vote for all men, regardless of any religious or property qualifications. What document did he help adopt in 1639?

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In 1681, William Penn established the colony of Pennsylvania, a new Quakers  settlement where religious toleration would flourish. He ensured rights such as jury trials, freedom of assembly and freedom of religion for all Christians who were included in the charter. These ideas were later incorporated into which document?

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John Peter Zenger, publisher of the New York Weekly Journal, criticized the New York Governor and was arrested and his newspaper burned. What was he charged with?

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Thomas Hooker left Massachusetts and established a highly successful church in which colony?

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Thomas Hooker left Massachusetts and established a highly successful church in which colony?

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John Peter Zenger was arrested for seditious libel, yet his lawyer argued that the law violated what freedom?

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