How the Founding Fathers Shaped America's Economy

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Who is considered the 'Father of the American Economy'?

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1. The Whiskey Rebellion involved farmers from which state?

2. Who served as America's Superintendent of Finance between 1781-1784?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An easy way to quickly ascertain just how much you know about the role of the founding fathers in America's economy is by taking this short, multiple-choice quiz. We will ask you about people and events having to do with the founding of this country as relates to the American economy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test your knowledge of such things as:

  • The person considered the Father of American Economy
  • Whiskey Rebellion facts
  • America's Superintendent of Finance from 1781-1784
  • The Embargo Act of 1807

Skills Practiced

The student can use this quiz and worksheet to test skills, such as:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding early influencers on the U.S. economy and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Whiskey Rebellion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify which president signed the Embargo Act

Additional Learning

The lesson titled How the Founding Fathers Shaped America's Economy contains more information about this subject. Get to know:

  • Ways the Revolutionary War was financed
  • Continental dollars
  • The necessary evil of taxation
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History Alive America's Past Chapter 17: Shaping America's Economy
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