Can you pass this Quiz?
This quiz about the Declaration of Independence is not meant to be easy. Hopefully the questions will remind you of the inspiration and resolve that it’s authors intended. As well as how close we came remaining under British rule.
How much history do you know about July 4, 1776?
The quiz covers the content of the Declaration, as well as the events leading up to its creation. We explore the Colonies, the Continental Congress. The decision to separate from Britain. The struggles to bring the 13 colonies together.
We want especially to remember the founding fathers. The men who wrote the document. The rebels that created a nation based on the notion of liberty. Based on the inalienable rights of all.
To keep you on your toes, we throw in some odd facts. Ask questions about the creation of the official document. The signors of the document. How the message of independence spread. Not to mention, reactions to it.
In conclusion, all these questions are meant to ignite your curiosity as well as challenge your knowledge. To make it too easy we even give a hint or two.
I hope you enjoyed this quiz about the Declaration of Independence!
Sources include: wikipedia.org, archives.gov and the Encylopedia Britannica.