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1 Civics Test for Citizenship History and Government 100 Questions (51-100)

2 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 51 What are two rights of everyone living in the United States? freedom of expressionfreedom to petition the government freedom of speechfreedom of worship freedom of assemblythe right to bear arms

3 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 52 What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance? the United States the flag

4 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 53 What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen? give up loyalty to other countries serve in the U.S. military (if needed) defend the Constitution and laws of the United States serve (do important work for) the nation (if needed) obey the laws of the United States be loyal to the United States

5 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 54 How old do citizens have to be to vote for President? eighteen (18) and older

6 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 55 What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy? votegive an elected official your opinion on an issue join a political partycall Senators and Representatives help with a campaignpublicly support or oppose an issue or policy join a civic grouprun for office join a community groupwrite to a newspaper

7 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 56 When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms? April 15

8 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 57 When must all men register for the Selective Service? at age eighteen (18) between eighteen (18) and twenty-six (26)

9 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 58 What is one reason colonists came to America? freedomeconomic opportunity political libertypractice their religion religious freedomescape persecution

10 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 59 Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived? Native Americans American Indians

11 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 60 What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves? Africans people from Africa

12 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 61 Why did the colonists fight the British? because of high taxes because the British army stayed in their homes because they didn’t have self-government

13 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 62 Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson

14 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 63 When was the Declaration of Independence adopted? July 4, 1776

15 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 64 There were 13 original states. Name three. New HampshireNew YorkMaryland MassachusettsNew JerseyVirginia Rhode IslandPennsylvaniaNorth Carolina South Carolina ConnecticutDelawareGeorgia

16 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 65 What happened at the Constitutional Convention? The Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution.

17 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 66 When was the Constitution written? 1787

18 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 67 The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Name one of the writers. James MadisonJohn Jay Alexander HamiltonPublius

19 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 68 What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for? U.S. diplomatwriter of “Poor Richard’s Almanac” oldest member of the Constitutional Convention started the first free libraries first Postmaster General of the United States

20 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 69 Who is the “Father of Our Country?” George Washington

21 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 70 Who was the first President? George Washington

22 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 71 What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803? the Louisiana Territory

23 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 72 Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s. War of 1812 Mexican-American War Civil War

24 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 73 Name the U.S. war between the North and the South. the Civil War

25 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 74 Name one problem that led to the Civil War. slavery economic reasons states’ rights

26 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 75 What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did? freed the slaves saved the Union led the United States during the Civil War

27 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 76 What did the Emancipation proclamation do? freed the slaves

28 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 77 What did Susan B. Anthony do? fought for women’s rights fought for civil rights

29 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 78 Name one war fought by the United States during the 1900’s. World War IVietnam War World War IIPersian Gulf War Korean War(Afghanistan and Iraq War)

30 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 79 Who was President during World War I? Woodrow Wilson

31 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 80 Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II? Franklin Roosevelt

32 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 81 Who did the United States fight during World War II? Japan, Germany, and Italy

33 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 82 Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in? World War II

34 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 83 During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States? Communism

35 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 84 What movement tried to end racial discrimination? the civil rights movement

36 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 85 What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do? fought for civil rights worked of equality for all Americans

37 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 86 What major event happened on September 11, 2001 in the United States? Terrorists attacked the United States.

38 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 87 Name one American Indian tribe in the United States. CherokeeChoctawCreekArawak NavajoPuebloBlackfootShawnee SiouxApacheSeminoleMohegan ChippweaIroquoisCheyenneHuron

39 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 88 Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States. Mississippi River Missouri River

40 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 89 What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States? Pacific Ocean

41 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 90 What ocean is on the East coast of the United States? Atlantic Ocean

42 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 91 Name one U.S. territory. Puerto Rico U.S. Virgin Islands American Samoa Northern Mariana Islands Guam

43 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 92 Name one state that boarders Canada. MaineMinnesota New HampshireNorth Dakota VermontMontana New YorkIdaho PennsylvaniaWashington OhioAlaska Michigan

44 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 93 Name one state that borders Mexico. California Arizona New Mexico Texas

45 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 94 What is the capital of the United States? Washington, D.C.

46 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 95 Where is the Statue of Liberty? New York Harbor Liberty Island

47 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 96 Why does the flag have 13 stripes? because there were 13 original colonies

48 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 97 Why does the flag have 50 stars? because there is one star for each state

49 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 98 What is the name of the national anthem? The Star-Spangled Banner

50 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 99 When do we celebrate Independence Day? July 4

51 History and Government Test for Citizenship Question 100 Name two national U.S. holidays. New Year’s DayLabor Day Martin Luther King, Jr. DayColumbus Day Presidents’ DayVeterans Day Memorial DayThanksgiving Day Independence DayChristmas

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