Quiz Me! - Era: Creation of the Constitution

Test your knowledge about the Creation of the Constitution era.

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George Mason’s Virginia Declaration of Rights served as a template for what?

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This French nobleman is said to be the most quoted political philosopher by the men at the Constitutional Convention.

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Which of the following did the framers of the U.S. Bill of Rights take almost verbatim from the English Bill of Rights of 1689?

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Who wrote the Spirit of the Laws in 1748?

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This American Patriot, along with John Jay and James Madison, wrote 52 out of the 85 total essays defending the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.

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To become a lawyer in the American colonies, most read which of the following?

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Why did the people of England create the English Petition of Right in 1628?

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Who wrote the Second Treatise of Civil Government in 1690?

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What were the main ideas in the Spirit of the Laws of 1748 that influenced the U.S. government?

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Alexander Hamilton died as a result from a duel with this man.

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