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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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What is one reason colonists came to America?
If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
What does the President's Cabinet do?
What is the capital of your state? [capital]
Who is in charge of the executive branch?
Who is the Governor of your state now? [gov]
Who does a U.S. Senator represent?
What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
In what month do we vote for President?
Name one branch or part of the government.
What movement tried to end racial discrimination?
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
What is the name of the national anthem?
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States.
What is the political party of the President now?
Who was President during World War I?
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Why does the flag have 50 stars?
Why does the flag have 13 stripes?
Name one of the 13 original states.
Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the military?
What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?
Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
What is the highest court in the United States?
We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?
When was the Constitution written? (year)
Name one of the writers of the Federalist Papers.
Name one U.S. territory.
What does the judicial branch do?
Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
Name your U.S. Representative. [rep]
What is one Cabinet-level position?
What did the Declaration of Independence do?
How many U.S. Senators are there?
What are the two major political parties in the United States?
During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States?
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There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
What is one power of the states, according to the Constitution?
What is the name of the President of the United States now?
We elect a President for how many years?
What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?
Name one national U.S. holiday.
What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?
What is the economic system in the United States?
When do we celebrate Independence Day?
What is the capital of the United States?
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
How many amendments does the Constitution have?
What is an amendment?
What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
What did Susan B. Anthony do?
Who signs bills to become laws?
Where is the Statue of Liberty?
Name one right only for United States citizens.
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What ocean is on the East Cost of the United States?
What is a right of everyone living in the United States?
Who makes federal laws?
When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?
When must all men register for the Selective Service?
We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years?
What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?
What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
Who was the first President?
What is the 'rule of law'?
What is freedom of religion?
The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?
Who is the 'Father of Our Country'?
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Who is one of your state's U.S. Senators now? [sen]
What is the supreme law of the land?
What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?
What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
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Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
What does the Constitution do?
What is one promise you make when you become a US citizen?
Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?
What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?
What is one power of the federal government according to the Constitution?
Name one state that borders Canada.
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.
What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?
What is one way that Americans can participate in their democracy?
What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
Why did the colonists fight the British?
Who did the United States fight in World War II?
Name one state that borders Mexico.
Who vetoes bills?

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