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Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
To declare war, army, money, signs treaties.
Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?
Education, provide protection (police, fire dept), zoning or land use, getting a driver's license
Who is the Governor of your state now?
What is the capital of your state?
What are the two major political parties in the United States?
Republican and Democrat
What is the political party of the President now?
What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
18 years or older to vote
All men and women can vote
Any man of any race can vote
No poll taxes
What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?
Go on jury
Name one right only for United States citizens.(born here)
Run for federal office
What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?
Freedom to assemble
Freedom of speech
Freedom of expression
Freedom of religion
Freedom to petition
What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?
Defend the constitution
Obey the laws of the country
Serve in the US military if needed.
Be loyal to the United States.
How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
Run for office
Join community group
When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?
When must all men register for the Selective Service?
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