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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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