US Citizenship

  1. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted
    July 4th 1776
  2. What are two parts of the US Congress
    • The Senate and the House
    • of Representatives
  3. Who was the President during the Great Depression and WW2
    Franklin Roosevelt
  4. Who is one of your states US Senators now
    Bill Nelson
  5. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence
    • Life
    • Liberty

    Pursuit of happiness
  6. What are the two parts of the US Congress
    • The Senate and the House
    • of Representatives
  7. Under our Constitution some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states
    Provide protection (police)

    • schooling education
    • safety (fire)
    • give a driver's license
    • approve zoning
  8. We elect a US Representative for how many years
  9. When must all men register for the Selective Service
    at age 18
  10. What is one right of freedom from the First Amendment
  11. What does the judicial branch do
    reviews laws
  12. What did Susan B Anthony do
    fought for women's rights
  13. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now
    Nancy Polosi
  14. Name one right for US citizens
    vote in a federal election
  15. How many justices are on the Supreme court
  16. There are four amendments to the constitution about who can vote
    Describe on of them
    Citizens 18 and older
  17. Who was president during WW1
    Woodrow Wilson
  18. The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the US Constitution
    Name one of the writers
    James Madison
  19. What are two cabinet level postions
    • Secretary of Defence
    • Secretary of Education

    Vice President
  20. Who makes federal laws
    • Congress
    • Senate and House of Representatives.
  21. What territory did the US buy from France in 1803
  22. What is the supreme law of the land
    the Constitution
  23. How many US senators are there
  24. What movement tried to end racial discrimination
    civil right movement
  25. Name one American Indian tribe in the US
  26. What is one promise you make when you become a US Citizen
    give up loyalty to other countries.
  27. The House of Representatives has how many voting members
  28. Who is the chief justice of the US now
    John Roberts
  29. Name one branch or part of the government

  30. When was the constitution written
  31. We elect a US Senator for how many years
  32. What are 2 ways that Americans can participate in their democracy
    • vote
    • join a political party
  33. What does the Constitution do
    Sets up the government
  34. Who is the governor of your state now
    Charlie Crist
  35. What doe we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance
    the flag

    United States
  36. What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for
    First postmaster general of the US
  37. Before he was President
    Eisenhower was a general .
    What war was he in
  38. How many amendments does the constitution have
  39. What is the economic system of the United States
    Market economy
  40. What are two rights of everyone living in the US
    • Right to bear arms
    • freedom of speech
  41. Name your US Representative
    Bill Young
  42. Under our Constitution some powers belong to the federal government
    What is one power of the federal government
    Print money
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