Quiz Me! - People

Test your knowledge about people in all eras.

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Why was Philip Bazaar awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor

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Dying before the Nineteenth Amendment was passed, this suffragist helped found the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) and when it merged and became the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) became its first president.

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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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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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This Founding Father was known as the “Father of the Constitution” for suggesting a system of checks and balances, balancing the powers of the states and the federal governments and his detailed note taking during the Constitutional Convention.

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This Chief Justice of the Supreme Court ruled in Marbury v Madison (1803) and presided over the treason trial of Aaron Burr. His interpretations of the Constitution laid the groundwork for much of current constitutional theory and a strong national government.

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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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A member of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, this African American was the first to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Once an advocate general in the Vice Admiralty Court, this man resigned his post and started taking the cases of Boston merchants who challenged the legality of British writs of assistance.

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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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