Quiz Me! - People: Creation of the Constitution

Test your knowledge about people in the Creation of the Constitution era.

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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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He rewrote the Preamble to the Constitution to read “We the People” instead of “We the States.”

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This French nobleman is said to be the most quoted political philosopher by the men at the Constitutional Convention.

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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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This cobbler worked during the Constitutional Convention to guard the power of states against the national government, suggested Congress should choose the President, opposed the Bill of Rights,  and eventually supported Madison’s efforts to add amendments.

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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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Who is credited with the compromise that resulted in the formation of the Electoral College?

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Alexander Hamilton died as a result from a duel with this man.

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

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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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