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US Ctizenship

Questions for US Citizenship Interview

What are the colors of the flag? Red, White , Blue
What do the stars on the flag mean? One for each state
How many stars on the flaf? 50
What color are the stars on the flag? White
How many stripes are there on the flag? 13
What do the stripes represent? The first 13 states
What color are the stripes on th flag? Red & white
How many states are there in the Union (the United States)? 50
What do we celebrate on the 4th of July? Independence Day
Independence Day celebrates independence from whom? Great Briain
What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War? Great Britain
Who was the first president of the United States? George Washington
Who is the President of the United States today? George W. Bush
Who is the Vice President of the United States today? Dick Cheney
Who elects the President of the United States? The Electoral College
Who becomes President if the President dies? The Vice President
What is the Constituion? The supreme law of the Land
What do we call changes to the Constitutions? Ammendments
How many changes, ammendments, are there to the Constitution? 27
What are the 3 branches of our Government? Executive, Judicial, Legislative
What is the Legislative branch of our Government? Congress
What makes up Congress The Senate and the House of Representatives
WHo makes the Federal Laws in the United States? Congress
Who elects Congress? The citizen of the United States
How many Senators are there in Congress? 100, 2 from each state
For how long do we elect a Senator? 6 years
Name 2 Senators from your State? Kay Bailey Hutchinson, John Cornyn
How many voting members are there in The House of Representatives? 435
For how long do we elect each member of the House of Representatives? 2 years
Who si the Head of the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government? The President
For how long is the President Elected? 4 years
What is the Highest part of the Judiciary Branch of the Government? The Supreme Court
What are the duites of the Supreme Court? To interpret and explains the laws
What is the Supreme law of the United States? The Constitution
What is the Bill of Rights? The first 10 ammendments of the constitution
What is the Capital of Texas? Austin
Who is the current Governor of Texas? Rick Perry
Who becomes President if the President and Vice President die? Speaker of the House
Who is Chief Justice of the Supreme Court? John G. Roberts Jr.
What were the original 13 states? Connecticut,Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusets, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia
Who said "Give me liberty or give me death? Patrick Henry
Nmae some of the countries in WWII? Germany, Italy, Japan
What was the 49th state added to our Union (The United States) Alaska
How many full terms can a president serve? 2
Who was Martin Luther King Jr.? Civil Rights leader
WHat are some of the requirements to be president of the United States? Native-born citizen , at least 35 years old, live in the U.S. for the last 14 years
Why are there 100 Senators in the United States Senate? Each state elects 2 Senators
WHo nominates judges for the Supreme Court? The President
How many Supreme Court Justices are there? 9
Why did the Pilgrims come to America? To gain religious freedom
What is the executive of a state called? Governor
What is the head executive of a city called? Mayor
What holiday was celebrated for the first time by American colonists? Thanksgiving
Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
When was the declaration of Independence adopted? July 4, 1776
What are some of the basic beliefs of the Declaration of Independence? That all men are created equal and have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
What is the national anthem of the United States? The Star Spangle Banner
Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner? Francis Scott Key
What is the minimum voting age in the United States? 18
Who signs bills into law? The President
What is the higher court in the United States? The Supreme Court
Who was President during the Civil War? Abraham Lincoln
What did the Emmancapation Proclamation do? Freed the slaves
What special group advises the President? The Cabinet
Which President is called "The Father of Our Country" George Washington
What was the 50th state to be added to our Union (the United States)? Hawaii
WHo helped the Pilgrims in America? The American Indians / Native Americans
What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America? The Mayflower
What were the 13 original states of the United States called before they were states? Colonies
What group has the power to declare war? Congress
Which President was the first Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Army and Navy? George Washington
Name the ammendments that guarantee or address voting rights 15th, 19th, 24th, 26th
In what year was the Constitution written? 1787
What are the first 10 ammendments tothe Constituion called? The Bill of Rights
Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights? All the people in the United States
What is the introduction to the Constituion called? The Preamble
Who meets in the U.S. Capitol? Congress
What is the name of the President's official home? The White House
Where is the White House located? Washington D.C.
Name one right or greedom guaranteed by the first ammendment? The rights of freedom of speech, religion, assembly, and to petition the Government
Who is Commander-in-Chief of the United States military? The President
In what month do we vote for the President? November
In what month is the new President inaugurated? January
How many times may a Senator or COngressman be re-elected? There is no limit
What rae the two major polotical parties in the United States today? Democratic & Republican
What is the executive branch of our government? The President, Cabinet, and the depratments under the cabinet members
WHere does freedom of speech come? The Bill of Rights
What U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services form is used to apply for naturalized citizenship? Form N-400
What kind of government does the United States have? A Republic
Name one of the purposes of the United Nations? For countriesto discuss and try to resolve world problems or to provide economic aid to many countries
Name one benefit of being a citizen of the United States? To obtain Federal government jobs, travel with U.S. passport, to petition for close realitves to come to the U.S.
Can the constitution be changed? Yes
What is the most important right granted to United States citizens? Right to vote
What is the White House? The President's official home
What is the United States Capitol? Where Congress meets
How many branches are there in the United States government? 3
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