US Citizenship Test

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In what month do we vote for the President?
How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
Who was the first President?
What is the highest court in the United States?
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
True or False: Vermont was one of the 13 original states.
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
True or False: All states have the same number of Representatives.
Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?
What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
Name the US war between the North and the South.
What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?
The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the US Constitution. Name one of the writers.
How many US Senators are there?
True or False: Benjamin Franklin was the oldest member of the Constitutional Convention.
Who vetoes bills?
True or False: A US Senator represents all the people of his or her state?
True or False: The right to bear arms applies only to US citizens.
What is the political party of the President (as of 2013)?
Who is the Commander in Chief of the military?
Name one state that borders Mexico.
What is the supreme law of the land?
When do we celebrate Independence Day?
What is one reason colonists came to America?
True or False: Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for civil rights.
Name one of the five major US territories.
The 13 stripes on the flag represent the 13 ___________ ____________.
What year was the Constitution written?
On what date was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
Who is the 'Father of Our Country'?
True or False: The 'rule of law' means that government leaders must obey the law.
At what age must all men register for the Selective Service?
Who signs bills to become laws?
Name one state that borders Canada.
Who is the Chief Justice of the United States (as of 2013)?
Name one of the 20 largest American Indian tribes in the United States.
During the Cold War, what ideology was the US concerned with containing?
True or False: Providing schooling and education is a power of the federal government.
Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?
The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are those three words?
What were the three countries the United States primarily fought against in World War II?
True or False: One of the reasons the American colonists were angry with the British was that the British army stayed in their houses.
What movement tried to end racial discrimination?
Name one branch or part of government.
What is the economic system of the United States?
What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?
The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
Who was President during World War I?
True or False: Susan B. Anthony was the first female aviator to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
We elect a US Representative for how many years?
Name one Cabinet-level position (official title).
What idea was written into the Constitution to prevent one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
True or False: The judicial branch can decide if a law goes against the Constitution
How many amendments does the Constitution have?
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
What country did the US gain independence from?
What is the name of the Vice President of the United States (as of 2013)?
What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
We elect a US Senator for how many years?
What are the two parts of the US Congress?
The Constitution contains a list of federal powers including the power to lay and collect taxes. This list is found in Article 1 Section ____.
What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States
What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
What are the three 'unalienable' rights in the Declaration of Independence?
Where is the Statue of Liberty?
We elect a President for how many years?
Who makes federal laws?
Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
Who is in charge of the executive branch?
Name a US holiday other than Independence Day.
What is the name of the President of the United States (as of 2013)?
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.
What are the two major political parties in the United States?
What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
True or False: The President's Cabinet is responsible for organizing the President's kitchen.
What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives (as of 2013)?
What is the name of the national anthem?
What politician was most responsible for saving the Union during the 1860s?
True or False: Only US citizens can run for federal offices.
What is the capital of the United States?
True or False: Only US citizens can serve on a jury.
The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 __________.
Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States.

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