Quiz Me! - People: Revolution/Declaration of Independence

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

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Who was the African-American  slave spy who was George Washington’s most effective weapon against the British during the American Revolution?

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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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Benjamin Franklin purchased the Pennsylvania Gazette and in 1732 published the first edition of what publication?

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A descendent of ancient Spanish nobility, he became the acting Governor of the Louisiana Territory and procured weapons, gunpowder, clothing and more for the colonial army.

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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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The Lutheran minister who supported the American cause with a sermon that included the line, “To everything there is a season…a time of peace and a time of war. And this is a time of war.”

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This political philosopher influenced James Madison who agreed with his ideas that individuals must unite a society for their own protection.

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Follower of Patrick Henry, this patriot served in the Continental Army fighting at Charleston, Brandywine, Stony Point and Yorktown.

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He was the first foreigner to be granted honorary United States citizenship. Upon his death, the United States sent American soil to his gravesite.

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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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