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

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