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US Citizenship Test #2
Terms in this set (50)
Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
Members of the House of Representatives serve for how many years?
What is one reason that colonists came to America?
Who is Commander in Chief of the military?
▪ the President
How many people currently serve on the Supreme Court?
When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
July 4, 1776
What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?
What is an amendment?
A change to the Constitution
How many amendments does the Constitution have?
U.S. Senators serve for how many years?
Why does the flag of the United States have 13 stripes?
13 original colonies
What are the two major political parties in the United States?
democrats and republicans
Name the U.S. war between the Northern and the Southern states.
Who can sign a bill into law?
If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who then becomes President
Speaker of the House
Who is in charge of the executive branch?
Who can veto a bill?
How many members of the House of Representatives are there?
Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
The idea of self-government is in the first words of the Constitution. What are these words
We the people..
Who is the current Governor of Pennsylvania?
What do we cal the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
Bill of Rights
Who is one of your state's U.S. Senators now?
Toomey or Casey
Who is the current Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court?
When is Independence Day?
What are the three branches of government?
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
What movement tried to end racial discrimination?
civil rights movement
What is the supreme law of the land?
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
Why does the flag have 50 stars?
because there are 50 states
What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
What is the economic system in the United States?
What is the name of the national anthem?
The Star-Spangled Banner
In which year was the Constitutional Convention?
Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
How many United States Senators are there?
Name one problem that led to the war between the Northern and Southern states
What are the two houses of Congress?
Senate and House of Representatives
What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
Checks and Balances
What is the name of the current speaker of the House of Representatives?
At what age to citizens gain the right to vote?
Name 3 countries the United States fought in World War II?
Germany, Italy, Japan
What is the capital of the United States?
What is one right or freedom of the First Amendment?
In what month is the President elected?
What is the main job of the Judicial Branch?
Who is known as the "Father of Our Country"?
What is the highest court in the United States?
In what month is the president inaugurated?
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