Quiz Me! - People

Test your knowledge about people in all eras.

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He is most famously known as the person who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel.

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When Abraham was elected President in 1860, Stephen Douglas -

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Who is credited with the compromise that resulted in the formation of the Electoral College?

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This charismatic speaker was the first Democrat elected to the House of Representatives from Nebraska and later spoke at the 1896 Democratic National Convention. He later ran for president three times, all unsuccessfully.

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This United States Senator was the first African American to serve in Congress.

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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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Patrick Henry became a harsh critic of the Constitution, even calling for a new constitutional convention. As someone who fought against ratification, he was considered to be:

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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 document, signed during King George III’s rule, ended the Revolutionary War and confirmed the independence of the United States.

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Gouverneur Morris was a delegate at the Constitutional Convention, an ambassador to France and turned down an offer from Alexander Hamilton to co-write what?

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