US Citizenship Test

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

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