US Citizenship Test

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

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