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There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.

▪ Citizens eighteen (18) and older (can vote).
▪ You don’t have to pay (a poll tax) to vote.
▪ Any citizen can vote. (Women and men can vote.)
▪ A male citizen of any race (can vote).


What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?*

▪ serve on a jury
▪ vote in a federal election


Name one right only for United States citizens.

▪ vote in a federal election
▪ run for federal office


What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?

▪ freedom of expression
▪ freedom of speech
▪ freedom of assembly
▪ freedom to petition the government
▪ freedom of worship
▪ the right to bear arms


What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?

▪ the United States
▪ the flag


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

▪ give up loyalty to other countries
▪ defend the Constitution and laws of the United States
▪ obey the laws of the United States
▪ serve in the U.S. military (if needed)
▪ serve (do important work for) the nation (if needed)
▪ be loyal to the United States


How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?*

▪ eighteen (18) and older


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

▪ vote
▪ join a political party
▪ help with a campaign
▪ join a civic group
▪ join a community group
▪ give an elected official your opinion on an issue
▪ call Senators and Representatives
▪ publicly support or oppose an issue or policy
▪ run for office
▪ write to a newspaper


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

▪ April 15


When must all men register for the Selective Service?

▪ at age eighteen (18)
▪ between eighteen (18) and twenty-six (26)