Quiz Me! - People: Revolution/Declaration of Independence

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

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He was born in Scotland and became the president of Princeton University, requiring students to take a course called Moral Philosophy.

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Who was the African-American  former slave who was shot and killed by British Soldiers at the Boston Massacre?

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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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Thomas Paine was the author of The American Crisis, The Rights of Man and a controversial work criticizing organized religion while insisting on religious freedom for all, entitled what?

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This ruler suffered a nervous breakdown, was declared insane and had his son appointed to rule in his place.

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This city is named in honor of Bernardo de Gálvez

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Who was the Founding Father that drafted the Massachusetts Constitution and Declaration of Rights, served in the Continental Congress and was a member of the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence?

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He was a physician who treated John and Abigail Adams for yellow fever. Upon hearing about his death in 1813, John Adams reflected, “I know of no character living or dead who has done more real good for his country.”

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Because of his articulate defense of American liberty, this author of “The Liberty Song” is known as the “Penman of the Revolution.”

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This man, along with Robert Morris, helped to finance the American Revolution.

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