Test Your Knowledge: America's Founding Question Title 1. Where were the first battles fought between the British army and American patriots during the American Revolution? Lexington and Concord Baltimore and Philadelphia Arlington and Alexendria New York and Lexington Don't know OK Question Title 2. Who was the commander of the Continental Army? George Washington Thomas Jefferson General William Howe King George III Don't know OK Question Title 3. What document includes the phrase, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal”? The Federalist Papers Bill of Rights Declaration of Independence Constitution of the United States Don't know OK Question Title 4. Who was the author of the Declaration of Independence? John Adams Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Franklin John Hancock Don't know OK Question Title 5. How many individuals signed the Declaration of Independence? 12 26 56 66 Don't know OK Question Title 6. What year marked the end of the American Revolution? 1776 1778 1781 1783 Don't know OK Question Title 7. At the Constitutional Convention, which proposed plan went onto become the structure for the United States Government? The Delaware Deal The Virginia Plan The Connecticut Compromise The New Jersey Plan Don't know OK Question Title 8. What is the official name for the first 10 constitutional amendments? The Articles of Confederation The Rights of Many The Bill of Rights The Emancipation Proclamation Don't know OK VIEW YOUR RESULTS!