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2 U.S. Citizenship Questions for the New Naturalization Test Questions The website where everything has sound!

3 Directions for this presentation. Go to the next slide Go back a slide Type in the white text box to practice answers When asked to save, select NO Click on the sound icon to repeat The website where everything has sound!

4 American Government A. Principles of American Democracy The website where everything has sound!

5 1. What is the supreme law of the land? The constitution The website where everything has sound!

6 2. What does the Constitution do? sets up the government defines the government protects basic rights of Americans The website where everything has sound!

7 3. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words? We the People The website where everything has sound!

8 4. What is an amendment? a change (to the Constitution) an addition (to the Constitution) The website where everything has sound!

9 5. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution? the Bill of Rights The website where everything has sound!

10 6. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment? speech religion assembly press petition the government The website where everything has sound!

11 7. How many amendments does the Constitution have? twenty-seven (27) The website where everything has sound!

12 8. What did the Declaration of Independence do? announced our independence (from Great Britain) declared our independence (from Great Britain) said that the United States is free (from Great Britain) The website where everything has sound!

13 9. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence? life liberty pursuit of happiness The website where everything has sound!

14 10. What is the freedom of religion? You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion. The website where everything has sound!

15 11. What is the economic system in the United States? capitalist economy market economy The website where everything has sound!

16 12. What is the rule of law? Everyone must follow the law. Leaders must obey the law. Government must obey the law. No one is above the law. The website where everything has sound!

17 American Government B: System of Government The website where everything has sound!

18 13. Name one branch or part of government. Congress legislative President executive the courts judicial The website where everything has sound!

19 14. What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful? checks and balances separation of powers The website where everything has sound!

20 15. Who is in charge of the executive branch? the President The website where everything has sound!

21 16. Who makes federal laws? Congress Senate and House (of Representatives) (U.S. or national) legislature The website where everything has sound!

22 17. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress? the Senate and House (of Representatives) The website where everything has sound!

23 18. How many U.S. Senators are there? one hundred (100) The website where everything has sound!

24 19. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years? six (6) The website where everything has sound!

25 20. Who is one of your states U.S. Senators now? Click here to go to the official U.S. Senate webpage. Choose your state to see who your current senators are.Click here to go to the official U.S. Senate webpage. Choose your state to see who your current senators are. The website where everything has sound!

26 21. The House of Representatives has how many voting members? four hundred thirty-five (435) The website where everything has sound!

27 22. We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years? two (2) The website where everything has sound!

28 23. Name your U.S. Representative. Click here to go to the official U.S. Representative webpage. Choose your state to find a list of your representatives.Click here to go to the official U.S. Representative webpage. Choose your state to find a list of your representatives. The website where everything has sound!

29 24. Who does a U.S. Senator represent? all of the people of the state The website where everything has sound!

30 25. Why do some states have more Representatives than other states? (because of) the states population (because) they have more people (because) some states have more people The website where everything has sound!

31 26. We elect a President for how many years? four (4) The website where everything has sound!

32 27. In what month do we vote for President? November The website where everything has sound!

33 28. What is the name of the President of United States now? Barack Obama Obama The website where everything has sound!

34 29. What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now? Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Joe Biden Biden The website where everything has sound!

35 30. If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President? the Vice President The website where everything has sound!

36 31. If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President? the Speaker of the House The website where everything has sound!

37 32. Who is the Commander in Chief of the military? the President The website where everything has sound!

38 33. Who signs bills to become laws? the President The website where everything has sound!

39 34. Who vetoes bills? the President The website where everything has sound!

40 35. What does the Presidents Cabinet do? advises the President The website where everything has sound!

41 36. What are two Cabinet-level positions? Secretary of Agriculture Secretary of Commerce Secretary of Defense Secretary of Education Secretary of Energy Secretary of Health & Human Services Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Secretary of the Interior Secretary of Labor Secretary of State Secretary of Transportation Secretary of Treasury Secretary of Veterans Affairs Attorney General Vice President The website where everything has sound!

42 37. What does the judicial branch do? reviews laws explains laws resolves disputes (disagreements) decides if a law goes against the Constitution The website where everything has sound!

43 38. What is the highest court in the United States? the Supreme Court The website where everything has sound!

44 39. How many justices are on the Supreme Court? nine (9) The website where everything has sound!

45 40. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now? John Roberts (John G. Roberts, Jr.) The website where everything has sound!

46 41. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government? to print money to declare war to create an army to make treaties The website where everything has sound!

47 42. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states? provide schooling and education provide protection (police) provide safety (fire department) give a drivers license approve zoning and land use The website where everything has sound!

48 43. Who is the Governor of your state now? Click here to see the list of governors. The website where everything has sound!

49 44. What is the capital of your state? District of Columbia residents should answer that D.C. is not a state and does not have a capital. Residents of U.S. territories should name the capital of the territory. USA Capitals - click here if you do not know the capital of your stateUSA Capitals - click here if you do not know the capital of your state The website where everything has sound!

50 45. What are the two major political parties in the United States? Democratic and Republican The website where everything has sound!

51 46. What is the political party of the President now? Democratic (Party) The website where everything has sound!

52 47. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now? (Nancy) Pelosi The website where everything has sound!

53 48. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them. Citizens eighteen (18) and older (can vote). You dont 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). The website where everything has sound!

54 49. What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens? serve on a jury vote in a federal election The website where everything has sound!

55 50. Name one right only for United States citizens. vote in a federal election run for federal office The website where everything has sound!

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