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Notes and Quotes-June 16, 2018

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Can Your (Grand) Children Pass This Test?

By Tom Morrow

Here are 15 of the questions asked of each immigrant before they can become eligible for citizenship. You might try asking your kids or grandkids if they know the answers – you might be surprised at how little youngsters of today know about our nation.

  1. Who is in charge of the executive branch?
    (the President)
  1. What is freedom of religion?
    (You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion)
  1. How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
    (Eighteen (18) and older)
  1. If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
    (The Speaker of the House)
  1. What is the political party of the President now?
    (Republican Party)
  1. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
    (American Indians a.k.a. Native Americans)
  1. What is an amendment?
    (A change to the Constitution)
  1. Who makes federal laws?
    (Congress)
  1. What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
    (Pacific Ocean)
  1. Name one U.S. territory.
    (Guam or Puerto Rico, or U.S Virgin Islands or American Samoa)
  1. Who was President during World War I?
    (Woodrow Wilson)
  1. What did the Declaration of Independence do?
    (Declared our independence from Great Britain)
  1. Who does a U.S. Senator represent?
    (All people of his or her state)
  1. How many states make up the United States?
    (Fifty – 50 states)
  1. What is the supreme law of the land?
    (The Constitution)

SAM SAID – When Hollywood mogul Samuel Goldwyn proposed making a film out of Lillian Hellman’sThe Children’s Hour,” one of his producers cautioned, “Sam, be careful. This is about two lesbians,” to which Goldwyn replied: “Okay, then let’s make ‘em Albanians.”
SCAG SEZ – When in doubt, order the club sandwich… Cecil Scaglione, www.maturelifefeatures.com.
FIND ‘UM – You can order any of my novels online at Amazon.com. For a list on line go to: www.Amazon.com, just look for my name.
Humorous or human-interest stories or notes for my osidenews.com column can be forwarded via e-mail to me at: quotetaker@msn.com

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