US Citizenship Test

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

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