US Citizenship Test 2018 Free for everyone

What is the supreme law of the land The Constitution What does the constitution do Set up the government Defines the government Protects basic rights of Americans The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution What are these words We the People What is an amendment A change to the Constitution An addition to the Constitution What do we call the first ten amendments The Constitution The Bill of Rights What is one right Or freedom from the First Amendment Speech Religion Assembly Press Petition the government How many amendments does the Constitution have 27 What did the Declaration of Independence do Announced our independence from Great Britain Declared our independence Great Britain That the United States It’s free From Great Britain What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence Life Liberty Pursuit of happiness What is freedom of religion You can practice any religion Or not practice a religion What is the economic system in the United States Capitalist economy Market economy What is the rule of law Everyone must follow the law Leaders must obey the law Government must obey the law no one is above the law Name one branch or part of the government Congress Legislative President Executive The court Judicial What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful Checks and balances Separation of powers Who is in charge of the executive branch The president Who makes federal laws Congress Senate and House of Representatives Us or national legislature What are the two parts of the US Congress The Senate and House of Representatives How many u.s. senators are there 100 We elect a US senator for how many years Fixed Who is one of your State’s US senators now Answers will vary District of Columbia residents and residents of US territories should answer the DC Or the territory where the applicant lives Has no US senators The House of Representatives has how many voting members 435 We elect a US Representative for how many years 2 Name your US Representative Answers will vary Residents of territories with non-voting delegates or Resident Commissioners May provide the name Name of that delegate or commissioner also acceptable is any statement that the territory has No voting representatives in Congress Who does the US senator represent All people of the state Why do some states have more Representatives than other states Because of the States population Because they have more people Because some states have more people We elect a president for how many years 4 In what month do we vote for president November What is the name of the president of the United States now Donald J Trump Donald Trump Trump The name of the Vice President of the United States now Michael R Pence Mike Pence If the president can no longer serve Who becomes president The vice president If both the president and the vice president can no longer serve Who becomes president The Speaker of the House Who is the commander-in-chief of the military The president Who signs bills to become laws The president Who vetoes bills The president What does the president’s cabinet do Advises the president What are two cabinet-level positions Secretary of agriculture Secretary of Commerce Secretary of Defense Secretary of Education Secretary of Energy Secretary of Health and Human Services secretary Sorry of Homeland Security Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Secretary of the Interior Secretary of Labor Secretary of state Secretary of Transportation Secretary of the Treasury Secretary of Veterans Affairs Attorney General Vice president What does the judicial branch do Refuse laws Explains laws resolves disputes disagreements Decides if a law goes against the Constitution What is the highest Courtney United States The Supreme Court How many justices are on the Supreme Court 9 Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now John Roberts John G Roberts jr. Under our constitution Some powers belong to the federal government What is one power of the federal government To print money To declare war To create an army To make treaties Under our constitution some powers belong to the states What is one power of the state Provide schooling and education provide protection Police provide safety Fire Department Give a driver’s license Approve zoning and land-use Who is the governor of your state now Answers will vary District of Columbia residents should answer the DC He does not have a governor What is the capital of your state Answers will vary District of Columbia Residents should answer that DC is not a state that does not have a capital Residents of US territories should name the capital of the territory What are the two major political parties in the United States Democratic and Republican What political party of the president now Republican Party What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now Paul D Ryan Paul Ryan There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote Describe one of them Citizens 18 and older can vote you don’t have to pay app Poll tax to vote Any citizen can vote women and men can vote A male citizen of any race can vote What is one responsibility that is only for United States Citizens Serve on a jury vote in a federal Election 91 Right only for United States citizens Vote in a federal election Run for federal office What are two rights of everyone living in the United States Freedom of expression freedom of speech Freedom of assembly freedom to petition the government Freedom of religion the right to bear arms What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance The United States The flag What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen Give up loyalty to other countries Defend the Constitution and laws of the United States Obey the laws of the United States Serve in the US military if needed Serve do important work for the nation if needed Be loyal to the United States How old do citizens have to be to vote for president 18 and older What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy Boat Join a political party Help with a campaign Join a Civic group Join a community group Give an elected official your opinion on an issue Call senators and representatives Publicly support or oppose an issue or policy Run for office Write to a newspaper when is the last day you can see Send in federal income tax forms April 15th When must all men register for the Selective Service At age 18 between 18 and 20 Hockey sticks What is one reason Colonists came to America Freedom political Liberty Religious freedom Economic Opportunity Practice their religion Escape persecution Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived American Indians Native Americans What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves African People from Africa why did the colonists fight the British Because of high taxes Taxation without representation Because the British army stayed in their houses Boarding quartering Because they didn’t have self-government Who wrote the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson When was the Declaration of Independence adopted July 4th 1776 There were 13 original states name three New Hampshire Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut New York New Jersey Pennsylvania Delaware Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia What happened at the Constitutional Convention The Constitution was written The founding fathers wrote the Constitution When was the Constitution written 1787 The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the US Constitution Name one of the writers James Madison Alexander Hamilton John Jay Publius What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for Us diplomat Oldest member of the Constitutional Convention First Postmaster General of the United States Writer of poor Richard’s almanac Started the first free libraries Who is the father of our country George Washington Who was the first president George Washington What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803 The Louisiana Territory Louisiana One War fought by the United States in the 1800 Hundred War of 1812 Mexican-American War Civil War Spanish-American War Name the US war between the North and the South The Civil War The war between the states Name one problem that led to the Civil War Slavery economic reasons States right What was one important thing that Abraham Ham Lincoln did Freed the slaves Emancipation Proclamation Dave What preserves the union led the United States during the Civil War What did the Emancipation Proclamation do Freed the slaves Freed slaves in the Confederacy Freed slaves in the Confederate States Freed slaves in most southern states What did Susan B Anthony do Fought for women’s rights Fought for civil rights Name one War fought by the United States in the 1900s World War II World War II Korean War Vietnam War Persian Gulf War Who was president during World War 1 Woodrow Wilson Who was president during the Great Depression and World War II Franklin Roosevelt Who did the United States fight in World War II Japan Germany and Italy Before he was president Eisenhower was a general What war was he in World War II During the Cold War what was the main concern of the United States Communism What movement tried to end racial discrimination Civil Rights Movement What did Martin Luther King jr. do Fought for civil right Worked for equality for all Americans What major event happened on September 11th 2001 in the United Red State Terrorist attacks in the United States Name one American Indian tribe in the United States USCIS officers will be supplied with a list of federally recognized American Indian tribes Cherokee Navajo 2 Chippewa Choctaw Pueblo Apache Iroquois Creek Blackfeet Seminoles Cheyenne Arawak Shawnee Mohegan Urine Oneida Lakota Crow Teton Poopy Inuit Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States Missouri River Mississippi River What ocean is on the west coast of the United States Pacific Ocean What ocean is on the East Coast List of the United States Atlantic Ocean Name one US territory Puerto Rico US Virgin Islands American Samoa Northern Mariana Islands Guam Name one state that borders Canada Maine New Hampshire Vermont New York Pennsylvania Ohio Michigan Minnesota North Dakota Montana Idaho Washington Alaska Name one state that borders Mexico California Arizona New Mexico Texas What is the capital of the United States Washington DC Where is the Statue of Liberty New York Harbor Liberty Island Also acceptable are New Jersey Near New York City And on the Hudson River Why does the flag have 13 stripes Because there were 13 original colonies Because the stripes represent the original colonies Why does the flag have 50 stars Because there is one star for each state because each star represent State Because there are 50 states What is the name of the national anthem The Star Spangled Banner We celebrate Independence Day July 4th Name 2 national US holidays New Year’s Day Martin Luther King jr. day Presidents Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Columbus Day Veterans Day Thanksgiving Christmas

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