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1

What are four amendments regarding who can vote

18 and older
Don't have to pay
Anyone can vote
A male of any race

2

One responsibility for citizens

Serve on jury
Run for federal office

3

One right only for US citizens

Run for federal office

4

What are two rights of everyone living in the US.

Freedom speech/Religion

5

What do we show loyalty to during the pledge of allegiance?

The United States and its flag

6

What is one promise you make becoming a citizen.

Defend the Constitution.

7

How old do you have to be to vote

18

8

What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy.

Vote or join a party

9

When is the last day to send in federal tax.

April 15

10

When must you register for selective service.

18 years

11

What is one reason colonist came to America

Freedom

12

Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived

Native Americans

13

Who were sold as slaves in America

Africans

14

Why did the colonist fight the British

Fight for self government.

15

Who wrote the dec of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

16

When was the dec Independence adopted

July 4, 1776

17

Name three of the thirteen original States

New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts

18

What happened at the constitutional convention

The Constitution was written/signed

19

When was the Constitution written

1787

20

Name a writer of the federalist papers

Alexander Hamilton

21

What is one thing Ben franklin is famous for

US diplomat, electricity

22

Who is the father of our country

G. Washington

23

Who was the first president

G. Washington

24

What territory did the us buy from France in 1803

Louisiana territory

25

Name one war fought by the us in the 1800

Civil war

26

Name the us war between the north and south

Civil war

27

Name one problem that led to the civil war.

Slavery

28

What was one important thing Abraham Lincoln did.

Emancipated the slaves

29

What did the emancipation proclamation do?

Freed slaves

30

What did Susan B. Anthony do?

One of the first women's rights activist

31

Name one war fought in the 1900s

World war 2

32

Who was president during WW1

Woodrow Wilson

33

President during the Great Depression and ww2

Franklin Roosevelt

34

Who did the US fight in ww2

Japan, Germany

35

Before Eisenhower was president he was a general in what war?

Ww2

36

During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the us

Communism

37

What movement tried to end racial discrimination

Civil rights movement

38

What did MlK do

Fought for civil rights

39

What happened on 9/11

Terrorist attack

40

Name on Indian tribe in the US

Cherokee

41

Name one of the two longest rivers in the US

Mississippi River

42

What ocean is the west coast

Pacific

43

East coast ocean

Atlantic

44

Name a US territory

Guam

45

One state that borders Canada

Alaska

46

Name one state that borders Mexico

Texas

47

Capital of US

Washington DC

48

Where is the statue of liberty

New York

49

Why does the flag have 13 stripes

13 OG colonies

50

Why does the flag have 50 stars.

50 States

51

Name of the national anthem

Star spangled banner

52

Independence Day

July 4

53

name 2 US holidays

Christmas and thanksgiving