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  • 1. Founding Fathers Frenzy The winners of today’s game will receive 3 bonus points on their test tomorrow.
  • 2. Franklin leaves Boston mainly because he…
    • wants to live a quiet life in the country
    • yearns for the life of a sailor
    • is engaged to marry Miss Read in Pennsylvania
    • d. has left his apprenticeship and needs to find work as a printer
  • 3. Franklin considers moral perfection to be …
    • An illusion promoted by ministers and religion
    • An annoying claim made by hypocrites
    • A state attainable through study and practice
    • d. A pathway to heaven and God’s grace.
  • 4. Which of the following are not one of Franklin’s Thirteen virtues?
    • Sincerity
    • Justice
    • Piety
    • d. Frugality
  • 5. The main purpose of Patrick Henry’s speech is to …
    • persuade his fellow delegates to fight against the British
    • describe the history of British colonization in America
    • seek revenge for personal injuries committed by the British King
    • d. convince the delegates that he should be chosen to lead the revolution
  • 6. How do the British contradict themselves?
    • claim peaceful intent, but their military presence in America keeps growing.
    • they settle America, but maintain the government in Britain
    • claim interest in the colonies, but ignore the colonists’ needs
    • d. want a democracy, but institute royalty
  • 7. Which of the following literary allusions do not appear in Henry’s speech?
    • The Oddessy
    • The Bible
    • c. The New England Primer
  • 8. Which of the following advantages does Henry claim the colonists have over Britain?
    • A greater number of people
    • Moral correctness and conviction
    • Strong leadership
    • d. Home field advantage
  • 9. Paine argues that the best way to defeat the British is for …
    • states should fight independently
    • states should train militia in guerrilla tactics
    • all states should join together and fight
    • d. states should persuade American Indians to join the revolution
  • 10. What is the story of the Tory and his daughter meant to reflect?
    • The American attitude toward the King
    • The next generation of colonists
    • The responsibility of the King to the colonies
    • d. The warring attitude of the British
  • 11. The main purpose of the Declaration of Independence was to…
    • Establish laws by which the colonists would govern themselves
    • Convince colonists that they could win a war with Great Britain
    • State the colonists’ reasons for breaking with Great Britain
    • d. Persuade Great Britain to grant the colonies their freedom
  • 12. According to Jefferson the rights of life and liberty are given to individuals by
    • a monarch
    • their fellow citizens
    • their elected government
    • d. their creator
  • 13. “ These are the times that try men’s souls.”
    • a. Franklin
    • b. Henry
    • c. Paine
    • d. Jefferson
  • 14. “ We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal…”
    • a. Franklin
    • b. Henry
    • c. Paine
    • d. Jefferson
  • 15. “… and by the authority of these good states reject and renounce all allegiance and subjugation to the kings of Great Britain…”
    • a. Franklin
    • b. Henry
    • c. Paine
    • d. Jefferson
  • 16. “I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”
    • a. Franklin
    • b. Henry
    • c. Paine
    • d. Jefferson