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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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