Quiz Me! - People: Revolution/Declaration of Independence

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

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This publisher, inventor, entrepreneur and statesman wrote social commentaries under the pseudonym “Silence Dogood.”

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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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George Washington accepted Cornwallis’ surrender at which battle to end the Revolutionary War?

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Who was the Founding Father that defended, in court, the British soldiers accused in the Boston Massacre?

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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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Along with Robert Morris, Haym Salomon spent so much of his personal money to fund the Continental Congress and the Patriot  cause that he is called what?

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Jonathan Trumbull Sr. was a strong supporter of George Washington and the American Revolution. He was a colonial governor who remained in power after independence was declared. What state was he from?

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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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John Locke witnessed the monarchs, William and Mary deny freedom of worship to Catholics and Protestants outside the Church of England. His critical writings helped guide the Founding Fathers to include Freedom of Religion in which constitutional amendment ?

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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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