1. Which branch of government meets in the Capitol Building?
 
 
 
2. What plan did James Madison work on for months to present at the Constitutional Convention?
 
 
 
 

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

4. The bald eagle, an important American symbol, represents strength and freedom.
 
 
5. How many chambers does Congress have?
 
 
 
 
6. What is the name of the fort the Crew could see in the distance from the ship in Baltimore Harbor?
 
 
 
 
7. Who wrote the “Star-Spangled Banner”?
 
 
 
 
8. What is the name of the plan created by the smaller states at the Convention?
 
 
 
 
9. Where do Rush Revere and Tommy go to see Tommy’s grandfather?
 
 
 
 
10. Which colony became the first state in 1787?
 
 
 
 
11. What were the bangs the Crew heard when they visited Francis Scott Key on the ship in 1814?
 
 
 
 

12. Someone who served in the military is a .

13. In what year did the United States actually become independent?
 
 
 
 
14. What place is known as the ”Nation’s Capital”?
 
 
 
 
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. The Battle of Fort McHenry was fought during the War of 1814.
 
 
18. What famous American made sure everyone at the Convention kept things secret?
 
 
 
 
19. Whose rights did George Mason want to protect with the Bill of Rights?
 
 
 
 

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