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Naturalization Exam: Reading and Writing Vocabulary

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Adams
_______ was the second U.S. president.
Lincoln
_______ was the president during the Civil War. He wanted to keep the North and South together.
Washington
_______ was the father of our country. _______ was our first president.
American Indian
There are many _______ _______ tribes in the U.S. For example, the name of one _______ _______ tribe is "Hopi." They lived in the U.S. first, before the Europeans arrived.
Capital
Every country has a government. A country's government is in its _______. The _______ of the U.S. is Washington, D.C.
Citizens
_______ can vote
Civil War
Americans in the South did not want to free their slaves. The problem of slavery led to the _______ _______, a terrible fight between the North and the South.
Congress
The American people elect leaders to go to Washington, D.C. This group is called _______. The two parts of _______ are the Senate and the House.
Father of Our Country
George Washington was our first president. He was the _______ _______ _______ _______.
Flag
The _______ has 50 stars because there are 50 states.
Free
People come to the U.S. to be _______.
Freedom of Speech
_______ _______ _______ is one right or freedom from the First Amendment. It means we can speak freely.
President
Every country has a leader. The leader of the United States is the _______.
Rights
_______ are things the government lets you do. For example, two _______ in the Declaration of Independence are life and liberty.
Senators
_______ are the leaders that work in the Senate.
States
There are 50 _______ in the United States.
White House
The President of the U.S. lives in the _______ _______ in Washington, D.C.
Alaska
_______ is a state the borders Canada.
California
_______ is a state that borders Mexico.
Canada
_______ is the country North of the United States.
Delaware
_______ was one of the thirteen original states.
Mexico
_______ is the country South of the United States.
New York City
_______ _______ _______ was the first U.S. capital. The Statue of Liberty is in _______ _______ _______.
United States
The name of our country is the _______.
Washington, D.C.
The Capital of the United States is _______.
February
The 2nd month of the year is _______. Presidents' Day is a holiday in _______.
May
The 5th month of the year is _______. Memorial Day is a holiday in _______.
June
The 6th month of the year is _______. Flag Day is a holiday in _______.
July
The 7th month of the year is _______. Independence Day is a holiday in _______.
September
The 9th month of the year is _______. Labor Day is a holiday in _______.
October
The 10th month of the year is _______. Colombus Day is a holiday in _______.
November
The 11th month of the year is _______. Thanksgiving is a holiday in _______.
Presidents' Day
_______ _______ is a holiday in February. We celebrate George Washington and Abraham Lincoln's birthdays.
Memorial Day
_______ _______ is a holiday in May. We remember Americans who died fighting in U.S. wars.
Flag Day
_______ _______is a holiday in June. We celebrate our flag.
Independence Day
_______ _______ is a holiday in July. We celebrate our independence from the British.
Labor Day
_______ _______ is a holiday in September. We remember American workers on _______ _______.
Colombus Day
Christopher Colombus came to America in 1492. He came here from Europe. We remember Christopher Colombus every year in October. This holiday is called _______ _______.
Thanksgiving
The American colonists celebrated the first _______. We celebrate _______ every year in November.
Can
Citizens _______ vote.
Come
People _______ to America to be free.
Elect
_______ means to chose your leaders. The people _______ Congress.
Have
We _______ 100 senators.
We _______ to pay taxes.
Lives
The President _______ in the White House.
Meets
Congress _______ in Washington, D.C.
Pay
We have to _______ taxes to the government.
Vote
We _______ for president in November.
Want
People _______ to be citizens because they _______ to live in a free country.
Blue
The colors of the flag are red, white, and _______.
Dollar Bill
Our paper money is called a _______ _______. Washington is on the _______ _______.
Fifty
The United States has _______ states.
First
Number One
American Indians lived here _______.
Largest
Alaska is the _______ state, it is bigger than any other state.
Most
California is the state with the _______ people, more than any other state.
North
Canada is the country _______ of the United States.
One Hundred
There are _______ senators, 2 for each state.
People
The first three words of the Constitution are "We the _______." This is the idea of self-government.
Red
The stripes on the flag are white and _______.
Second
Number two
John Adams was the _______ president of the United States.
South
Mexico is the country _______ of the United States.
Taxes
_______ are money we pay to the government. April 15th is the last day you can send in Federal Income _______.
White
The stars on the flag are _______.
Bill of Rights
The _______ _______ _______ is the first ten amendments of the Constitution.
City
New York _______ was the first capital of the U.S.
Colors
The _______ of the flag are red, white, and blue.
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