US Citizenship Test

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

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