Your mental image of the Founding Fathers probably involves a bunch of guys in powdered wigs signing documents with a quill. But the creators of the U.S. Constitution did a lot more than stand around and sign stuff.
According to historian Richard B. Morris, how many official Founding Fathers were there?
How many of those seven Founding Fathers became presidents?
This man is NOT on Morris' Founding Father list.
Which Founding Father became the first chief justice of the United States?
Which Founding Father is generally credited with being the brains behind the Constitution?
Who was the last Founding Father to die?
How many of these seven Founding Fathers were killed in duels?
How many of the seven Founding Fathers have been depicted on coins and bills?
Which Founding Father got into politics because he was too small to fight in the Revolutionary War?
Who was the president of the First Continental Congress?
Who replaced Randolph as president of the Second Continental Congress in 1775?
And who got Randolph's place in the Virginia delegation when he died?
In June 1776, the Continental Congress appointed the "Committee of Five" to write the Declaration of Independence. This guy was NOT on the committee.
Most of the committee thought this member should write the declaration.
Who was the youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence?
Who was the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence?
Which Founding Fathers collaborated on the Federalist Papers?
Patrick Henry, John Adams and Richard Henry Lee
Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Samuel Adams
Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison
The Federalist Papers made arguments in favor of …
independence from England
ratification of the Constitution
ending taxation without representation
Under which pseudonym did the three men write the articles and essays in the Federalist Papers?
When the delegates convened in Philadelphia in May 1787, what was their purpose?
to amend the Articles of Confederation
to elect a new president
to write the Constitution
Who was the president of the Constitutional Convention?
Which delegate didn't show up at the Constitutional Convention, claiming he "smelled a rat"?
Robert Henry Lee
Which state DIDN'T show up at the Constitutional Convention?
Who is given credit for writing the "we the people" preamble of the Constitution?
Robert Treat Paine
Which delegate at the Constitutional Convention was deserted by the rest of his state's delegates?
Of the original 74 Constitutional Convention delegates, how many actually signed the Constitution?
How many Constitution signers had also signed the Declaration of Independence?
Who was the only delegate to sign the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, the Constitution and the Continental Association?
Who was the only one to sign all of them, minus the Continental Association?
Which New Hampshire delegate shares a name with a famous TV president?