Hercules Mulligan played a major role in the battle for American independence, even if his name isn't as well known as the founding fathers'. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the life and legend of this secret spy!
Where was Hercules Mulligan born?
What founding father came to live with Mulligan while in college?
What was Mulligan's profession?
True or false: Alexander Hamilton was in favor of British rule when he met Mulligan.
What was the name of Mulligan's slave?
What year did Mulligan fight in the Battle of Golden Hill?
What was the name of Mulligan's brother?
Where did Mulligan go to school?
Whose statue did Mulligan steal from Bowling Green Park?
King George III
Who suggested to George Washington that Mulligan would make the perfect spy?
True or false: Mulligan saved Washington's life in 1779.
Where was Washington planning to travel when Mulligan saved him for the second time?
True or false: Many colonists thought that Mulligan was in favor of British rule.
How many children did Mulligan have?
How old was Mulligan when he finally retired from his shop?
Where is Mulligan buried?
True or false: After the war, Mulligan became a tailor for George Washington.
What did the Manumission Society fight against?
What was the name of Mulligan's wife?
What pro-independence group was Mulligan part of?
Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Liberty
Sons of America
True or false: The British never suspected Mulligan of being a spy.
What spy ring was Mulligan a part of?
What punishment did Mulligan fear from the colonists after the war?
tar and feather
banishment to Australia
True or false: Mulligan greeted his store customers personally to win their trust and gain better intelligence.
What did Mulligan and Hamilton steal from Manhattan's Battery?
True or false: Cato suffered for passing intelligence between Mulligan and other colonists.
What year did "Hamilton" premiere on Broadway?
Who came up with "Hamilton" and penned its famous songs?
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Who plays Mulligan in the musical?
Cuba Gooding Jr.
What other founding father does Onadowan play in the musical?