Independence Day Quiz
by Jason Stevens
Near the end of his life, Thomas Jefferson described the Declaration of Independence as “an expression of the American mind.” On Independence Day, Americans should remember not only the Founding Fathers and the Revolutionary War but, more important, the fundamental principles and ideals that created and sustain the nation.
The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge of the 4th of July and the Declaration of Independence.
Jason W. Stevens, Ph.D., is the Director of Teacher Programs at the Ashbrook Center and Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and History at Ashland University.