1. Who wrote the “Star-Spangled Banner”?
 
 
 
 

2. Someone who served in the military is a .

3. The “Star-Spangled Banner” originally had a different name. What was that name?
 
 
 
 
4. Which branch of government meets in the Capitol Building?
 
 
 
5. What building holds the Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, and U.S. Constitution?
 
 
 
 
6. What were the bangs the Crew heard when they visited Francis Scott Key on the ship in 1814?
 
 
 
 
7. In what year did the United States actually become independent?
 
 
 
 

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

9. Whose rights did George Mason want to protect with the Bill of Rights?
 
 
 
 
10. What plan did James Madison work on for months to present at the Constitutional Convention?
 
 
 
 
11. What is the name of the plan created by the smaller states at the Convention?
 
 
 
 
12. The Battle of Fort McHenry was fought during the War of 1814.
 
 
13. What is the name of the fort the Crew could see in the distance from the ship in Baltimore Harbor?
 
 
 
 
14. Where do Rush Revere and Tommy go to see Tommy’s grandfather?
 
 
 
 
15. The bald eagle, an important American symbol, represents strength and freedom.
 
 
16. What famous American made sure everyone at the Convention kept things secret?
 
 
 
 

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

18. How many chambers does Congress have?
 
 
 
 
19. What place is known as the ”Nation’s Capital”?
 
 
 
 
20. Which colony became the first state in 1787?