US Citizenship Test

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

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