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1

Name one right only for US citizens

*Vote in a federal election *Run for federal office

2

Who is in charge of the executive branch?

The President

3

What do we call the first 10 amendments to the constitution?

the Bill of Rights

4

Who is the Cheif Justice of the United States right now?

*John Roberts *John G Roberts Jr.

5

Name 1 American Indian tribe in the United States

*Cherikee *Navajo *Pueblo *Apache

6

When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?

July 4, 1776

7

During the cold war what was the main concern of the United States?

Communism

8

What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?

*Give up loyalty to other countries *defend the constitution and laws *Obey the laws *serve in the US military *serve the nation *be loyal to the United States

9

What are the two parts of the US congress?

The senate and the house of representatives

10

What happened in the Constitutional convention?

The constitution was written

11

What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?

John Boehner

12

Name two national holidays

*new years *labor day *veterans day *presidents day *memorial day

13

What is the economic system used in the US?

*Capitalist economy *Market Economy

14

What Ocean is on the West Coast of the US?

Pacific

15

How old to citizens have to be in order to vote for the President?

18

16

Who Vetos bills?

The President

17

What is the political party of the president now?

Democrat

18

Name one branch or part of government

*Congress *legislature *President *executive *the courts *judicial

19

Name one of the two longest rivers in the united states

*Mississippi *Missouri

20

Who was the first president?

George Washington

21

What did the emancipation proclamation do?

Freed slaves

22

If both the President and Vice President can no longer server who becomes the next president?

The speaker of the house

23

what is an amendment?

change or addition to the constitution

24

when is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?

April 15

25

What are two ways Americans can Participate in their democracy?

vote, join a poltical party, help with a campaign, join a civic group, run for office

26

What does the constitution do?

sets up government, defines the government, protects basic rights of Americans

27

Who is one of your states US senators right now?

Orrin Hatch Mike Lee

28

What is one reason colonists came to america?

freedom, political liberty, religious freedom, economic freedom, practice their religion, escape persecution

29

When must all men register for the selective service?

18

30

How many justices are on the supreme court?

9