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How Well Do You Know The Founding Fathers?

You’ve studied them all your life, but do you really know that much about them?

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Which founder was a recent immigrant from Great Britain at the time of the Revolution?
Thomas Paine
Benjamin Franklin
John Hancock

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Which one of the Founders disowned his own son for being a British sympathizer?
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington

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Which of the Founders also founded a university?
Thomas Jefferson
Samuel Adams
John Adams

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Which one of the Founders gained notoriety for defending the British soldiers charged in the Boston Massacre?
Samuel Adams
Alexander Hamilton
John Adams

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Which Founder rewrote the New Testament, removing all of the supernatural elements?
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Paine

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Which one of the Founders was killed in a duel with the vice-president?
Alexander Hamilton
John Jay
James Madison

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Thomas Jefferson died on July 4, 1826, the same day as which other Founding Father?
George Washington
John Adams
Paul Revere

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Who was the "Father of the Constitution"?
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
John Hancock

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Which founder also served as Postmaster General?
Benjamin Franklin
Samuel Adams
Thomas Paine

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Which one of the Founders did not sign the Constitution?
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson

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Which Founder was closely watched and kept away from alcohol and pretty women during the Constitutional Convention, so that he wouldn't reveal its secrets?
Franklin
Jefferson
Hamilton

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Who wrote the Virginia Resolves, arguing for "no taxation without representation"?
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
Patrick Henry

C+, Whose side are you on?

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Maybe you prefer merry old England. Not to worry. The Founding Fathers wrote a lot, so there's plenty of opportunities to learn more about them!

B+, Your name may be Washington!

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Nice job, Patriot! You clearly know your American history. Move to the front of the class!

A+, 100% American!

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The king is dead! You are thoroughly American, and obviously know your history. George Washington would be proud of you!
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Which founder was a recent immigrant from Great Britain at the time of the Revolution?
Thomas Paine
Benjamin Franklin
John Hancock
2
Which one of the Founders disowned his own son for being a British sympathizer?
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
3
Which of the Founders also founded a university?
Thomas Jefferson
Samuel Adams
John Adams
4
Which one of the Founders gained notoriety for defending the British soldiers charged in the Boston Massacre?
Samuel Adams
Alexander Hamilton
John Adams
5
Which Founder rewrote the New Testament, removing all of the supernatural elements?
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Paine
6
Which one of the Founders was killed in a duel with the vice-president?
Alexander Hamilton
John Jay
James Madison
7
Thomas Jefferson died on July 4, 1826, the same day as which other Founding Father?
George Washington
John Adams
Paul Revere
8
Who was the "Father of the Constitution"?
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
John Hancock
9
Which founder also served as Postmaster General?
Benjamin Franklin
Samuel Adams
Thomas Paine
10
Which one of the Founders did not sign the Constitution?
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
11
Which Founder was closely watched and kept away from alcohol and pretty women during the Constitutional Convention, so that he wouldn't reveal its secrets?
Franklin
Jefferson
Hamilton
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Who wrote the Virginia Resolves, arguing for "no taxation without representation"?
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
Patrick Henry

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