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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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