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Test Your Knowledge About The Founding

To test your general knowledge of the founding of the United States you can take the below quiz. The quiz consists of twenty-five (25) questions related to the founding, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution.

The questions are of a general nature and are all multiple choice.

So join us and test your basic knowledge and maybe learn something along the way.  Good luck.

'; } question_template = '
{QUESTION_TEXT}
{ANSWERS}
'; jq_GetQuestionData(response.getElementsByTagName('question_data')[i], i); questions[i].is_prev = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('is_prev')[0].firstChild.data); questions[i].is_last = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('is_last')[0].firstChild.data); var div_quest_text = document.createElement("div"); var div_inside = document.createElement("div"); div_inside.id = questions[i].div_id; div_inside.style.position = 'relative'; div_inside.className = 'jq_question_inner'; question_info = question_info.replace("", mes_quest_number.replace("{X}", questions[i].cur_quest_num).replace("{Y}", quiz_count_quests)); if (questions[i].cur_quest_type == 7) { jq_jQuery(div_quest_text).append(question_info + ''); var div_inside_hs = document.createElement("div"); div_inside_hs.id = 'quest_div'+questions[i].cur_quest_id+'_hs'; div_inside_hs.style.position = 'relative'; div_inside_hs.innerHTML = questions[i].quest_data_user; } else { div_inside.innerHTML = question_info + ''; } div_inside.innerHTML += questions[i].quest_data; div_quest_text.appendChild(div_inside); if (questions[i].cur_quest_type == 7) { div_quest_text.appendChild(div_inside_hs); questions[i].quest_data_user = ''; } question_template = question_template.replace(/\{QUESTION_TEXT\}/, div_quest_text.innerHTML); question_template = question_template.replace(/\{ANSWERS\}/, questions[i].quest_data_user); jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').innerHTML = jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').innerHTML + '
' + question_template + (questions[i].c_separator? question_delimeter:'') + '
'; questions[i].disabled = false; var question = response.getElementsByTagName('question_data')[i]; if (question.getElementsByTagName('quest_task')[0].firstChild.data == 'no_attempts') { jq_Disable_Question(i); var text = question.getElementsByTagName('quest_message_box')[0].firstChild.data; createPopupText(questions[i].cur_quest_id, text, 'incorrect_answer' ); } else if (question.getElementsByTagName('quest_task')[0].firstChild.data == 'disabled') { jq_Disable_Question(i); } } for (var i = 0; i '+ui.draggable.html()+' '; check_Blank(this.id.replace('blk_id_','') , ui.draggable.html()); if (droppable_value && ui.draggable.hasClass("jq_blank_draggable")) { var tid = ""+ui.draggable.attr("id"); jq_getObj('hid'+tid).value = droppable_value; jq_getObj(tid.substr(1)).innerHTML = ''+droppable_value+' '; } else if (droppable_value) { ui.draggable.css('visibility','hidden'); jq_jQuery('.jq_draggable_answer[xid="'+xid+'"]').css('visibility','visible'); } else { if (ui.draggable.hasClass("jq_draggable_answer")){ ui.draggable.css('visibility','hidden'); ui.draggable.attr('id', 'dd_'+this.id); } else { ui.draggable.remove(); } } jq_jQuery('.jq_blank_draggable').draggable({ cursor: 'move', revert: true, revertDuration: 0, start: function(event, ui) { dropped = false; if (jq_jQuery(this).hasClass( 'jq_blank_draggable' )) { jq_jQuery(this).addClass( 'jq_draggable_answer_span' ); } }, stop: function(event, ui) { if (jq_jQuery(this).hasClass( 'jq_blank_draggable' )) { jq_jQuery(this).removeClass( 'jq_draggable_answer_span' ); } if (!dropped) { jq_getObj('hid'+this.id).value = ''; jq_jQuery('.jq_draggable_answer[xid="'+jq_jQuery(this).attr("xid")+'"]').css('visibility','visible'); jq_jQuery(this).remove(); } dropped = false; } }); jq_jQuery("body").css('cursor', 'default'); } }); } function createPopupText(question_id, text, className) { var div_quest = jq_getObj('qcontainer'+question_id); var divv = document.createElement("div"); divv.id = 'divv'+question_id; divv.innerHTML = text; div_quest.appendChild(divv); divv.className = className; } function createMiniPopupText(blank_id, is_correct) { var quest_blank = jq_getObj('blk_id_'+blank_id); var blank_value = jq_getObj('hid_blk_id_'+blank_id).value; jq_jQuery(quest_blank).removeClass('blank_correct'); jq_jQuery(quest_blank).removeClass('blank_incorrect'); jq_jQuery(quest_blank).addClass((is_correct? 'blank_correct': 'blank_incorrect')); jq_jQuery(quest_blank).removeClass('jq_blank_droppable'); jq_jQuery(quest_blank).removeClass('ui-droppable'); jq_jQuery(quest_blank).droppable( "destroy" ); jq_jQuery(quest_blank).html(blank_value+' '); createDD(); } function removePopupText(question_id) { var divv = jq_getObj('divv'+question_id); try { divv.parentNode.removeChild(divv); } catch(e){} } function pagination_go(page_num) { var http_request = false; if (window.XMLHttpRequest) { // Mozilla, Safari,... http_request = new XMLHttpRequest(); if (http_request.overrideMimeType) { http_request.overrideMimeType('text/xml'); } } else if (window.ActiveXObject) { // IE try { http_request = new ActiveXObject("Msxml2.XMLHTTP"); } catch (e) { try { http_request = new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP"); } catch (e) {} } } if (!http_request) { return false; } http_request.onreadystatechange = function() { jq_showpage(http_request); }; var url_prefix2 = jq_clean_amp('&lang=en&user_unique_id=' + user_unique_id); var url = jq_clean_amp('&stu_quiz_id='+stu_quiz_id+'&ajax_task=showpage&quest_per_page='+jq_getObj('quest_per_page').value+'&limitstart='+page_num+'&quiz=2'); lp_url_prefix2 = jq_clean_amp("tmpl=component&option=com_joomlaquiz&Itemid=435&task=ajax_action" + url_prefix2); var post_target = jq_clean_amp('http://readtheconstitutionstupid.com/index.php?tmpl=component&option=com_joomlaquiz&Itemid=435&task=ajax_action'); http_request.open("POST", jq_clean_amp(post_target), true); http_request.setRequestHeader("Content-type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"); http_request.setRequestHeader("Content-length", lp_url_prefix2.length + url.length); http_request.setRequestHeader("Connection", "close"); http_request.send(jq_clean_amp(lp_url_prefix2 + url)); var div_inside = jq_getObj('jq_feed_questions'); div_inside.align = 'center'; } function jq_clean_amp(str) { var ampChar = String.fromCharCode(38); return str.replace(/\&/gi, ampChar); } function jq_showpage(http_request){ if (http_request.readyState == 4) { if ((http_request.status == 200)) { if(http_request.responseXML.documentElement == null){ try { http_request.responseXML.loadXML(http_request.responseText); } catch (e) { } } var div_inside = jq_getObj('jq_feed_questions'); var response = http_request.responseXML.documentElement; try { div_inside.innerHTML = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_statistic')[0].firstChild.data; jq_jQuery(".jq_feedback_question_header").toggle(function () { var curentContent = jq_jQuery(this).next(); curentContent.removeClass('visible').addClass('hidden').slideUp(800); },function () { var curentContent = jq_jQuery(this).next(); curentContent.addClass('visible').removeClass('hidden').slideDown(800); }); } catch (e) {} } } } function jq_MakeRequest(url, do_clear, silent) { var do_silent = parseInt(silent); if (!do_silent) if (do_clear == 1) jq_UpdateTaskDiv('hide'); var http_request = false; if (window.XMLHttpRequest) { // Mozilla, Safari,... http_request = new XMLHttpRequest(); if (http_request.overrideMimeType) { http_request.overrideMimeType('text/xml'); } } else if (window.ActiveXObject) { // IE try { http_request = new ActiveXObject("Msxml2.XMLHTTP"); } catch (e) { try { http_request = new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP"); } catch (e) {} } } if (!http_request) { return false; } if (do_clear == 1 && !do_silent) { jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = 'none'; } try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} if (!do_silent){ jq_jQuery('#jq_quiz_container1').css('opacity', 0.7); jq_jQuery('#jq_quiz_container1').addClass('jq_ajax_loader'); } quiz_blocked == 1; http_request.onreadystatechange = function() { jq_AnalizeRequest(http_request); }; var url_prefix2 = '&user_unique_id=' + user_unique_id; lp_url_prefix2 = jq_clean_amp("tmpl=component&lang=en&option=com_joomlaquiz&Itemid=435&task=ajax_action" + url_prefix2); var post_target = jq_clean_amp('http://readtheconstitutionstupid.com/index.php?tmpl=component&option=com_joomlaquiz&Itemid=435&task=ajax_action'); http_request.open("POST", post_target, true); http_request.setRequestHeader("Content-type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"); http_request.setRequestHeader("Content-length", lp_url_prefix2.length + url.length); http_request.setRequestHeader("Connection", "close"); http_request.send(jq_clean_amp(lp_url_prefix2 + url)); stop_timer = 2; } function jq_AnalizeRequest(http_request) { if (http_request.readyState == 4) { if ((http_request.status == 200)) { if(http_request.responseXML.documentElement == null){ try { http_request.responseXML.loadXML(http_request.responseText); } catch (e) { } } response = http_request.responseXML.documentElement; if (response.getElementsByTagName('task')[0].firstChild.data!='finish' && response.getElementsByTagName('task')[0].firstChild.data!='results' && response.getElementsByTagName('task')[0].firstChild.data!='review_finish') { quest_type = jq_jQuery(response).find('quest_type').text(); } else { quest_type=0; } var task = response.getElementsByTagName('task')[0].firstChild.data; ShowMessage('error_messagebox',0,''); jq_jQuery('#jq_quiz_container1').css('opacity', 1); jq_jQuery('#jq_quiz_container1').removeClass('jq_ajax_loader'); stop_timer = 0; switch (task) { case 'start': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} user_unique_id = response.getElementsByTagName('user_unique_id')[0].firstChild.data; stu_quiz_id = response.getElementsByTagName('stu_quiz_id')[0].firstChild.data; var skip_question = jq_jQuery(response).find('skip_question').text(); quiz_count_quests = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_count_quests')[0].firstChild.data; jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').innerHTML = ''; jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = ''; quest_count = response.getElementsByTagName('quest_count')[0].firstChild.data; jq_CreateQuestions(); var is_last = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('is_last')[0].firstChild.data); if (is_last){ jq_UpdateTaskDiv('next_last', skip_question); } else { jq_UpdateTaskDiv('next', skip_question); } var past_time = 0; try { past_time = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_past_time')[0].firstChild.data); } catch(e){} jq_Start_TickTack(past_time); jq_getObj('jq_quiz_result_container').innerHTML = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_panel_data')[0].firstChild.data; jq_getObj('jq_panel_link_container').style.visibility = 'visible'; break; case 'seek_quest': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} var req_user_unique_id = null; var req_stu_quiz_id = null; var req_quiz_count_quests = null; try { req_user_unique_id = response.getElementsByTagName('user_unique_id')[0].firstChild.data; req_stu_quiz_id = response.getElementsByTagName('stu_quiz_id')[0].firstChild.data; req_quiz_count_quests = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_count_quests')[0].firstChild.data; } catch (e) {} if (req_user_unique_id && req_stu_quiz_id) { user_unique_id = req_user_unique_id; stu_quiz_id = req_stu_quiz_id; quiz_count_quests = req_quiz_count_quests; } jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').innerHTML = ''; jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = ''; quest_count = response.getElementsByTagName('quest_count')[0].firstChild.data; jq_CreateQuestions(); var is_prev = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('is_prev')[0].firstChild.data); var is_last = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('is_last')[0].firstChild.data); var skip_question = jq_jQuery(response).find('skip_question').text(); if (is_prev && is_last) { jq_UpdateTaskDiv('prev_next_last', skip_question); } else if (is_last) { jq_UpdateTaskDiv('next_last', skip_question); } else if (is_prev) { jq_UpdateTaskDiv('prev_next', skip_question); } else { jq_UpdateTaskDiv('next', skip_question); } if (req_user_unique_id && req_stu_quiz_id) { var past_time = 0; try { past_time = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_past_time')[0].firstChild.data); } catch(e){} jq_Start_TickTack(past_time); jq_getObj('jq_quiz_result_container').innerHTML = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_panel_data')[0].firstChild.data; jq_getObj('jq_panel_link_container').style.visibility = 'visible'; } break; case 'review_start': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} quiz_count_quests = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_count_quests')[0].firstChild.data; jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').innerHTML = ''; jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = ''; quest_count = response.getElementsByTagName('quest_count')[0].firstChild.data; jq_CreateQuestions(); jq_UpdateTaskDiv('review_next'); jq_jQuery(".jq_time_tick_container").css("visibility", "hidden"); break; case 'review_next': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').innerHTML = ''; jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = ''; quest_count = response.getElementsByTagName('quest_count')[0].firstChild.data; jq_CreateQuestions(); jq_UpdateTaskDiv('review_next'); break; case 'review_finish': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); jq_UpdateTaskDiv('finish'); var quiz_cont = jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container'); jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = ''; quiz_cont.innerHTML = '
'+saved_prev_res_data; jq_jQuery(".jq_feedback_question_header").toggle(function () { var curentContent = jq_jQuery(this).next(); curentContent.removeClass('visible').addClass('hidden').slideUp(800); },function () { var curentContent = jq_jQuery(this).next(); curentContent.addClass('visible').removeClass('hidden').slideDown(800); }); break; case 'next': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} var quiz_cont = jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container'); jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = ''; var skip_question = jq_jQuery(response).find('skip_question').text(); var is_prev = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('is_prev')[0].firstChild.data); if (is_prev) jq_processFeedback('prev_next', 0, skip_question); else jq_processFeedback('next', 0, skip_question); break; case 'prev': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} var quiz_cont = jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container'); quiz_cont.innerHTML = ''; quiz_cont.style.display = ''; quest_count = response.getElementsByTagName('quest_count')[0].firstChild.data; jq_CreateQuestions(); var skip_question = jq_jQuery(response).find('skip_question').text(); var is_prev = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('is_prev')[0].firstChild.data); if (is_prev){ jq_processFeedback('prev', 0, skip_question); } else{ jq_processFeedback('prev_first', 0, skip_question); } break; case 'email_results': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); var email_msg = response.getElementsByTagName('email_msg')[0].firstChild.data; ShowMessage('error_messagebox', 1, email_msg); break; case 'time_is_up': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} var quiz_cont = jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container'); var children = quiz_cont.childNodes; for (var i = 0; i '; quiz_cont.innerHTML = '
'+qmb; jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = mes_time_is_up; ShowMessage('error_messagebox', 1, mes_time_is_up); stop_timer = 1; jq_UpdateTaskDiv('continue_finish'); jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = mes_time_is_up; stop_timer = 1; break; case 'finish': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} var quiz_cont = jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container'); jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = ''; jq_processFeedback('finish', 0); break; case 'results': quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 100); try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container').style.display = ''; var quiz_cont = jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container'); var children = quiz_cont.childNodes; for (var i = 0; i '; stop_timer = 1; jq_UpdateTaskDiv('finish'); var quiz_redirect = 0; try { quiz_redirect = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_redirect')[0].firstChild.data); if (quiz_redirect && JQ_process_redirect(response)) { return; } } catch(e){} var quiz_results = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_results')[0].firstChild.data; var quiz_cont = jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container'); quiz_cont.innerHTML = '
' + quiz_results; saved_prev_res_data = quiz_results; jq_jQuery(".jq_feedback_question_header").toggle(function () { var curentContent = jq_jQuery(this).next(); curentContent.removeClass('visible').addClass('hidden').slideUp(800); },function () { var curentContent = jq_jQuery(this).next(); curentContent.addClass('visible').removeClass('hidden').slideDown(800); }); break; case 'blank_feedback': var blank_id = 0; var is_correct = ''; //try { blank_id = response.getElementsByTagName('quest_blank_id')[0].firstChild.data; is_correct = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('is_correct')[0].firstChild.data); //} catch(e){return;} createMiniPopupText(blank_id, is_correct); break; case 'failed': try{ ScrollToElement(jq_getObj('jq_quiz_container_title'));} catch(e) {} ShowMessage('error_messagebox', 1, mes_failed); quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); break; default: break; } } else { quiz_blocked = 1; setTimeout("jq_releaseBlock()", 1000); jq_UpdateTaskDiv('show'); ShowMessage('error_messagebox', 1, 'A problem with the server request occurred'); } } } function getPosition_x(el){ return 10; var left = 0, top = 0; do { left += el.offsetLeft || 0; top += el.offsetTop || 0; el = el.offsetParent; } while (el); return left; } function getPosition_y(el){ return 10; var left = 0, top = 0; do { left += el.offsetLeft || 0; top += el.offsetTop || 0; el = el.offsetParent; } while (el); return top; } var redirect_delay = 0; var redirect_url = ''; function JQ_process_redirect(response) { try { redirect_delay = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_redirect_delay')[0].firstChild.data); redirect_url = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_redirect_url')[0].firstChild.data; } catch(e) {} if (redirect_delay && redirect_url) { setTimeout("JQ_do_redirect()", redirect_delay*1000); return false; } else if (redirect_url){ return JQ_do_redirect(); } return false; } function JQ_do_redirect() { if (!redirect_url) return false; redirect_url = redirect_url+''; if (redirect_url.indexOf('javascript:') === -1) { window.location.href = redirect_url; } else { redirect_url = redirect_url.replace("javascript:", ""); eval(redirect_url); } return true; } function jq_processFeedback(task, is_preview, skip_question){ skip_question = (skip_question) ? skip_question : 0; var feedback_count = 0; try { feedback_count = parseInt(response.getElementsByTagName('feedback_count')[0].firstChild.data); } catch(e){} var feedback = null; var feedback_quest_id = 0; var do_feedback = 0; var prev_correct = 0; var feed_task = ''; var is_allow_attempt = 0; var is_do_feedback = 0; if (feedback_count) { for(var n=0; n "; } else { // incorrect answer jq_getObj('quest_result_'+feedback_quest_id).innerHTML = ""; allow_attempt = response.getElementsByTagName('quiz_allow_attempt')[0].firstChild.data; if (allow_attempt == 1) { is_allow_attempt++; } } } } }// if do_feedback else { if (prev_correct == '1') { jq_getObj('quest_result_'+feedback_quest_id).innerHTML = ""; } else { jq_getObj('quest_result_'+feedback_quest_id).innerHTML = ""; } } }//for... if (!is_do_feedback) { if (task == 'finish') jq_QuizContinueFinish(); else if (task == 'start' || task == 'next' || task == 'prev_next' || task == 'prev' || task == 'prev_first') { jq_QuizContinue(); } return; } if (is_allow_attempt) { if (task == 'finish') feed_task = 'back_continue_finish'; else if (task == 'start' || task == 'next' || task == 'prev_next'){ feed_task = 'back_continue'; } } else { if (task == 'finish') feed_task = 'continue_finish'; else if (task == 'start' || task == 'next' || task == 'prev_next'){ feed_task = 'continue'; } } } // if feedback count if (!is_do_feedback) { if (task == 'finish') jq_QuizContinueFinish(); else if (task == 'start' || task == 'next' || task == 'prev_next' || task == 'prev' || task == 'prev_first') { jq_QuizContinue(); } } if (feed_task == '') { feed_task = task; } switch (feed_task) { case 'start': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('start', skip_question); break; case 'prev_next': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('prev_next', skip_question); break; case 'next': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('next', skip_question); break; case 'next_last': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('next_last', skip_question); break; case 'prev_next_last': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('next_last', skip_question); break; case 'prev': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('prev', skip_question); break; case 'prev_first': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('prev_first', skip_question); break; case 'back_continue': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('back_continue'); break; case 'back_continue_finish': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('back_continue_finish'); break; case 'continue': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('continue'); break; case 'continue_finish': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('continue_finish'); break; case 'finish': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('finish'); break; case 'back': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('back'); break; case 'review_next': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('review_next'); break; case 'preview_back': jq_UpdateTaskDiv('preview_back'); break; } } function jq_releaseBlock() { quiz_blocked = 0; } function jq_Start_TickTack(past_time) { timer_sec = 1; if (parseInt(past_time)) { timer_sec = past_time; } if (max_quiz_time 0 && max_quiz_time != 3600000) { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = '00:01 of ' + max_quiz_time/60 + ':00'; } else if (timer_style == 1 && max_quiz_time > 0 && max_quiz_time != 3600000) { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = max_quiz_time/60 + ':00'; } else { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = '00:01'; } if (timer_sec > 1) { if (timer_style == 1 && max_quiz_time > 0 && max_quiz_time != 3600000) { var timer_sec_tmp = max_quiz_time-timer_sec; } else { var timer_sec_tmp = timer_sec; } var timer_min = parseInt(timer_sec_tmp/60); var plus_sec = timer_sec_tmp - (timer_min*60); if (timer_min 0 && max_quiz_time != 3600000) { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = time_str + ':' + time_str2 + ' of ' + max_quiz_time/60 + ':00'; } else { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = time_str + ':' + time_str2; } } jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').style.visibility = "visible"; setTimeout("jq_Continue_TickTack()", 1000); } function jq_Continue_TickTack() { if (stop_timer == 1) { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').style.visibility = "hidden"; } else if (stop_timer == 2) { //pause jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').style.textDecoration = "blink"; setTimeout("jq_Continue_TickTack()", 1000); } else { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').style.textDecoration = "none"; timer_sec ++; if (timer_sec > max_quiz_time) { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = mes_time_is_up; setTimeout("jq_QuizContinueFinish()", 1000); return; } else { if (timer_style == 1 && max_quiz_time > 0 && max_quiz_time != 3600000) { var timer_sec_tmp = max_quiz_time-timer_sec; } else { var timer_sec_tmp = timer_sec; } var timer_min = parseInt(timer_sec_tmp/60); var plus_sec = timer_sec_tmp - (timer_min*60); if (timer_min 0 && max_quiz_time != 3600000) { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = time_str + ':' + time_str2 + ' of ' + max_quiz_time/60 + ':00'; } else { jq_getObj('jq_time_tick_container').innerHTML = time_str + ':' + time_str2; } setTimeout("jq_Continue_TickTack()", 1000); } } } function jq_QuizSaveNext() { var jq_task = 'next'; var answer = ''; var url = '&ajax_task=' + jq_task + '&quiz=2'+'&stu_quiz_id='+stu_quiz_id; for(var n=0; n 0) && (questions[n].ids_in_cont[i] 0) { return selItem[i].value; } } } } else if (selItem.checked) { return selItem.value; 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The FoundingThis quiz tests your knowledge of the founding of the United States and its two founding documents: The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution. The test is timed and you are alloted ten (10) minutes to complete the twenty-five (25) questions. Good luck!

Notable Quotes

All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its efficiency are great and unendurable.

Thoreau, Civil Disobedience


Founder's Quotes

I trust that the proposed Constitution afford a genuine specimen of representative government and republican government; and that it will answer, in an eminent degree, all the beneficial purposes of society.

Alexander Hamilton, speech to the New York Ratifying Convention, June, 1788


Did You Know?

Samuel Chase was the only Supreme Court justice to be impeached. The politically motivated charges failed in the Senate, however, in 1805.


A Government of Laws...

In the government of this Commonwealth, the legislative department shall never exercise the executive and judicial powers, or either of them; the executive shall never exercise the legislative or judicial powers, or either of them; the judicial shall never exercise the legislative and executive powers, or either of them; to the end that it may be a government of laws and not of men.

Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, A.D. 1780


Term Limit Congress
Do you support a Constitutional amendment to term limit members of the Senate and House of Representatives?
Do you support a Constitutional amendment to term limit members of the Senate and House of Representatives?
You must select at least one item to vote!

A Book You Should Read

E Pluribus Unum, Forrest McDonald (Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, Inc, 1979)