1. In what year did the United States actually become independent?
 
 
 
 
2. What is the name of the fort the Crew could see in the distance from the ship in Baltimore Harbor?
 
 
 
 

3. E Pluribus Unum means “Out of many, .”

4. Someone who served in the military is a .

5. Where do Rush Revere and Tommy go to see Tommy’s grandfather?
 
 
 
 
6. Which branch of government meets in the Capitol Building?
 
 
 
7. How many chambers does Congress have?
 
 
 
 
8. The Battle of Fort McHenry was fought during the War of 1814.
 
 
9. What were the bangs the Crew heard when they visited Francis Scott Key on the ship in 1814?
 
 
 
 
10. Whose rights did George Mason want to protect with the Bill of Rights?
 
 
 
 
11. What plan did James Madison work on for months to present at the Constitutional Convention?
 
 
 
 
12. Who wrote the “Star-Spangled Banner”?
 
 
 
 
13. The bald eagle, an important American symbol, represents strength and freedom.
 
 
14. What famous American made sure everyone at the Convention kept things secret?
 
 
 
 
15. The “Star-Spangled Banner” originally had a different name. What was that name?
 
 
 
 
16. What building holds the Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, and U.S. Constitution?
 
 
 
 
17. What is the name of the plan created by the smaller states at the Convention?
 
 
 
 

18. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created .”

19. Which colony became the first state in 1787?
 
 
 
 
20. What place is known as the ”Nation’s Capital”?