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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.

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

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

Shaw, Man and Superman, Maxims for Revolutions

Founder's Quotes

The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.

Patrick Henry

Did You Know?

President George Washington would bow to guests at presidential receptions to avoid physical contact and the tradition lasted through the presidency of John Adams. Washington would rest one hand on a sword and the other holding a hat to avoid the remote possibility of anyone forcing a handshake! Thomas Jefferson ended the tradition of “bowing” by shaking hands when greeting people.

A Government of Laws...

Article V - Amendment Process - United States Constitution

The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by Conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other Mode of Ratification may be proposed by the Congress; Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article; and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.

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

The Idea of Freedom: A Dialectical Examination of the Concept of Freedom, Mortimer J. Adler (Garden City, NY; Doubleday & Company, 1958)