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Notes and Quotes- November 3, 2018

By Tom Morrow

One of the sad things about our society today is few of us, and hardly any of our younger generations, could pass the standard citizenship test that is required of all would-be citizens before they are naturalized.
Try the below and see how many you would know … try them on your children and grandchildren.

  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 – native Americans)

  1. What is an amendment?

(A change (to the Constitution)

  1. Who makes federal laws?


  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? And, how many are there?

(All people of his state – there are 100 – two for each state)

  1. How many states make up the United States?

(Fifty – 50 states)

  1. What is the supreme law of the land?

(The Constitution)
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Notes and Quotes- November 3, 2018