Quiz Me! - People

Test your knowledge about people in all eras.

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Not only a graduate of West Point MIlitary Academy, but later becoming its Superintendent, this soldier fought in the U.S. Mexican War . Even though he did not agree with the South seceding, he turned down an offer to command the Union army and became General-in-Chief of the Confederate Army.

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Richard Henry Lee introduced the “Lee Resolution” that led to the writing and adoption of what document?

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Known as the “Father of his Country,” this Virginian was Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army and the first President of the United States of America.

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One of the three authors of The Federalist Papers, along with Alexander Hamilton and James Madison

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James Monroe’s presidency is known as what?

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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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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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This pioneer for equal rights for women is most well known for the fight for women’s suffrage, She helped organize the first women’s rights convention in the United States in Seneca Falls, New York.

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This reformer believed in simplicity and economy and his actions influenced later reformers, including Martin Luther King, Jr. This reformer was -

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This French historian and political scientist wrote Democracy in America, predicting that democratic institutions would replace the aristocratic governments of Europe.

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