The Angelica Schuyler Church Quiz
by Staff
Angelica Schuyler Church was an American socialite with a rich history and ties to Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about Church's story.

Angelica Schuyler Church was the oldest daughter of what general?

  • Philip Schuyler
  • John Barker Church
  • Marquis de Lafayette

Angelica Schuyler Church's mother, Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler, was a descendant of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, one of the founders of what 17th-century colonial province?

  • New Netherland
  • New Sweden
  • French Louisiana

True or false: In 1777, at the age of 21, Angelica Schuyler eloped with John Barker Church.

  • true
  • false

Who was Angelica Schuyler Church's sister Elizabeth married to?

  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Marquis de Lafayette

After the Revolutionary War, John Barker Church was a U.S. envoy to what country?

  • England
  • France
  • Scotland

What Founding Father of the United States did Angelica Schuyler Church befriend while living in Paris?

  • Thomas Jefferson
  • John Adams
  • Benjamin Franklin

Despite being married to other women, what two Founding Fathers were romantically drawn to Angelica Schuyler Church?

  • Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton
  • Benjamin Franklin and James Madison
  • George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

Detailed letters between Angelica Schuyler Church and Thomas Jefferson still survive and are held where?

  • White House archives
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Library of Congress

What other U.S. institution holds a collection of letters between Angelica Schuyler Church and both Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton?

  • U.S. Capitol
  • University of Virginia Library
  • Monticello

True or false: The letters were of particular interest to University of Virginia because Alexander Hamilton founded the university.

  • true
  • false

Who said, "If you were as generous as the old Romans, you would lend him to me for a little while"?

  • Angelica Schuyler Church to Elizabeth Hamilton
  • Angelica Schuyler Church to Alexander Hamilton
  • Elizabeth Hamilton to Angelica Schuyler Church

How much did the University of Virginia pay members of Angelica Schuyler Church's family in 1996 for the series of letters that now make up the Church archive?

  • $275,000
  • $350,000
  • $500,000

True or false: Angelica Schuyler Church attended the inauguration of George Washington in 1789.

  • true
  • false

To repay John Barker Church for helping fund the Revolutionary War, the newly formed United States gave his family 100,000 acres of land on the western side of what state?

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia

True or false: The Churches' son Philip named the new town Angelica and it is still there today.

  • true
  • false

Who said, "Could he paint my friendship to you, it would be something out of the common line" in a letter to Angelica Schuyler Church?

  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Thomas Jefferson

True or false: Angelica Schuyler Church and Alexander Hamilton wrote some of their correspondences in code.

  • true
  • false

How many children did Angelica Schuyler Church and John Barker Church have?

  • four
  • seven
  • eight

What American artist painted Angelica Schuyler Church's portrait, entitled "Mrs. John Barker Church"?

  • Francis Guy
  • Mary Roberts
  • John Trumbull

What is the name of the home that Angelica Schuyler Church and John Barker Church built in New York?

  • Belmont Abbey
  • Villa Church
  • Belvidere

What year was Belvidere listed on the National Register of Historic Places?

  • 1965
  • 1969
  • 1972

In 1804, Angelica Schuyler Church's brother-in-law and romantic interest Alexander Hamilton died as a result of a duel with whom?

  • William P. Van Ness
  • George I. Eacker
  • Aaron Burr

When did Angelica Schuyler Church die?

  • Aug. 29, 1811
  • Dec. 3, 1812
  • March 13, 1814

What smash Broadway hit tells the story of Alexander Hamilton and the Schuyler sisters?

  • "Alexander Hamilton"
  • "Hamilton"
  • "Alexander the Great"

True or false: Hamilton features hip-hop and rhythm and blues-inspired music and a racially diverse cast.

  • true
  • false

The show "Hamilton" was inspired by the 2004 biography "Alexander Hamilton" by what historian?

  • Ron Chernow
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Gordon Wood

What Broadway actor stars in the role of Angelica Schuyler in "Hamilton"?

  • Renee Elise Goldsberry
  • Jasmine Cephas Jones
  • Phillipa Soo

True or false: Lin-Manuel Miranda not only stars as Alexander Hamilton in the Broadway musical, he also wrote and composed it.

  • true
  • false

What songs does Angelica sing in the Broadway musical "Hamilton"?

  • "I Know Him" and "The Schuyler Sisters"
  • "Satisfied" and "The Schuyler Sisters"
  • "The Story of Tonight" and "Alexander Hamilton"

True or false: The "Hamilton" cast album had the highest debut for any Broadway cast album since 1963, hitting No. 12 and selling more than 50,000 copies its first week.

  • true
  • false