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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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