Test Your American Independence Day History
The United States of America was earlier a colony of the British Empire. In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed against the British King George that united all the 13 colonies under one banner. But the history goes beyond just this basic information.
So here are some questions that might test an American’s knowledge of the nation’s history related to its Independence and 4 July.
Test Your American Independence Day History:
- When did the Continental Congress actually pass a resolution of Independence?
- Who primarily wrote the Declaration of Independence?
- The Declaration of Independence was declared in which city?
- The Declaration declared independence from which English king?
- Georgia was the last state to sign the Declaration. What colony was the first to ratify? The actual Congressional resolution for Independence came from this person?
- Which two key players in the history of Independence died on the fiftieth anniversary of the declaration?
- Where is the Declaration of Independence located today?
The answers to the above questions are as follows:
The Continental Congress passed the resolution on 2 July by Lee-Adams duo, while it was Thomas Jefferson who wrote the Declaration who was also from a politically powerful state -- Virginia. But the actual resolution came from Richard Henry.
The Declaration was signed first by New Hampshire against King George III and declared in the city of Philadelphia. It is now located at Washington D.C., the capital of the United States.
It were Thomas Jefferson and John Adams who died within hours of each other on July 4, 1826.
So how well do you know the facts? Did you turn out to be a patriot who knew most of the answers?
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