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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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