Quiz: The Angelica Schuyler Church Quiz
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The Angelica Schuyler Church Quiz
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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.

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Angelica Schuyler Church was the oldest daughter of what general?
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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?
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True or false: In 1777, at the age of 21, Angelica Schuyler eloped with John Barker Church.
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Who was Angelica Schuyler Church's sister Elizabeth married to?
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After the Revolutionary War, John Barker Church was a U.S. envoy to what country?
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What Founding Father of the United States did Angelica Schuyler Church befriend while living in Paris?
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Despite being married to other women, what two Founding Fathers were romantically drawn to Angelica Schuyler Church?
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Detailed letters between Angelica Schuyler Church and Thomas Jefferson still survive and are held where?
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What other U.S. institution holds a collection of letters between Angelica Schuyler Church and both Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton?
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True or false: The letters were of particular interest to University of Virginia because Alexander Hamilton founded the university.
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Who said, "If you were as generous as the old Romans, you would lend him to me for a little while"?
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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?
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True or false: Angelica Schuyler Church attended the inauguration of George Washington in 1789.
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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?
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True or false: The Churches' son Philip named the new town Angelica and it is still there today.
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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?
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True or false: Angelica Schuyler Church and Alexander Hamilton wrote some of their correspondences in code.
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How many children did Angelica Schuyler Church and John Barker Church have?
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What American artist painted Angelica Schuyler Church's portrait, entitled "Mrs. John Barker Church"?
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What is the name of the home that Angelica Schuyler Church and John Barker Church built in New York?
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What year was Belvidere listed on the National Register of Historic Places?
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In 1804, Angelica Schuyler Church's brother-in-law and romantic interest Alexander Hamilton died as a result of a duel with whom?
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When did Angelica Schuyler Church die?
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What smash Broadway hit tells the story of Alexander Hamilton and the Schuyler sisters?
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True or false: Hamilton features hip-hop and rhythm and blues-inspired music and a racially diverse cast.
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The show "Hamilton" was inspired by the 2004 biography "Alexander Hamilton" by what historian?
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What Broadway actor stars in the role of Angelica Schuyler in "Hamilton"?
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True or false: Lin-Manuel Miranda not only stars as Alexander Hamilton in the Broadway musical, he also wrote and composed it.
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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.
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