Richard Henry Lee: Quotes, Biography & Facts


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What topic did the first bill Lee introduced into the House of Burgesses concern?

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1. What was the general argument behind the Westmoreland Resolves?

2. What resulted from Lee's proposal of an inter-colonial method of communication?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about the life of Richard Henry Lee with this quiz/worksheet combo. You'll be responsible for a variety of topics including the first bill he introduced into the House of Burgesses and the basic stance of the Westmoreland Resolves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you can recall about:

  • An outcome of Lee's proposal for an inter-colonial way of communicating
  • The major significance of Lee's 'resolution of independence'
  • Lee's role after the U.S. Constitution was ratified

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the life of Richard Henry Lee, including his 'resolution of independence'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the concept associated with the first bill he introduced to the House of Burgesses
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the argument that was a part of the Westmoreland Resolves and Lee's position after the U.S. Constitution became official

Additional Learning

The lesson called Richard Henry Lee: Quotes, Biography & Facts will guide you over the following subjects:

  • Early life in Virginia and education abroad in England
  • His role as the Justice of Peace
  • Lee's response to the Stamp Act
  • Participation in the First Continental Congress
  • Virginia signator of the Declaration of Independence
  • Role in state and national politics in his later years