US Citizenship Test

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

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