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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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