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

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