American Citizenship Test
- Where does Congress meet? Capitol in Washington DC
- Who becomes President if the President and Vice President die? Speaker of the house of representatives
- What country did we fight during the revolutionary war? England
- Can the constitution be changed? Yes
- How many times may a senator be reelected? There is no limit
- What are the two major political parties in the US Today? Republicans Democrats
- What did the emancipation proclamation do? Outlawed slavery
- Who selects the supreme court justices? The President
- Name three rights or freedoms guaranteed by the bill of rights (1 point for each).
- The right of freedom of speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly and requesting change of government.
- The right to bear arms (the right to have weapons or own a gun, though subject to certain regulations).
- The government may not quarter, or house, soldiers in the people’s homes during peacetime without the people’s consent.
- The government may not search or take a person’s property without a warrant.
- A person may not be tried twice for the same crime and does not have to testify against him/herself.
- A person charged with a crime still has some rights, such as the right to a trial and to have a lawyer.
- The right to trial by jury in most cases.
- Protects people against excessive or unreasonable fines or cruel and unusual punishment.
- The people have rights other than those mentioned in the Constitution.
- Any power not given to the federal government by the Constitution is a power of either the states or the people.
- What are the colors of the American Flag? Red White & Blue
TIE BREAKER: how many people became US Citizens in 2010? 675,967