Quiz Me! - People

Test your knowledge about people in all eras.

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John Hancock and Samuel Adams organized this event in opposition of the British.

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The quote, “It is through the tongue, the pen, and the press, that truth is principally propagated…” is associated with -

3 / 10

Aaron Burr served as Vice President to whom?

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Angelina Grimke published an anti-slavery letter called -

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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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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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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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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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This accomplished public speaker performed many roles in life, He practiced law after graduating from Dartmouth, represented New Hampshire in the US   House of Representatives and later Massachusetts in the US Senate. He also served as Secretary of State under three presidents.

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A supporter of President Andrew Johnson’s Reconstruction plan, this civil war general spoke out against equal rights for former slaves.

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