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76. Name one responsibility that is only for United States citizens.

• Vote
• Serve on a jury

77. Name two rights that are only for United States citizens.

• The right to apply for a federal job
• The right to vote
• The right to run for office

78. Name two rights of everyone living in the U.S.

• Freedom of expression
• Freedom of speech
• Freedom of assembly
• Freedom to petition the government
• Freedom of worship
• The right to bear arms

79. What is the Pledge of Allegiance?

• The promise of loyalty to the flag and the nation

80. Name one promise you make when you say the Oath of Allegiance.

• To give up loyalty to other countries (I give up loyalty to my [old][first][other] country.)
• To defend the Constitution and laws of the United States
• To obey the laws of the United States
• To serve in the United States military if needed (To fight for the United States [if needed].)
• To serve the nation if needed (To do important work for the United States [if needed].)
• To be loyal to the United States


81. Who can vote in the U.S.?

• All citizens over 18
• All registered citizens over 18

82. Name two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy.

• Vote
• Join a political party
• Help out with a campaign
• Join a civic group
• Join a community group
• Tell an elected official your opinion on an issue.
• Call your Senators and Representatives
• Publicly support or oppose an issue or policy
• Run for office
• Write to a newspaper

83. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?

• By April 15th of every year
• By April 15th
• April 15

84. Name two of the natural, or inalienable, rights in the Declaration of Independence.

• Life
• Liberty
• The pursuit of happiness

85. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

• Thomas Jefferson

86. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?

• July 4, 1776

87. Name one reason why the colonists came to America?

• Freedom
• Political liberty
• Religious freedom
• Economic opportunity
• To practice their religion
• To escape persecution

88. What happened at the Constitutional Convention?

• The Constitution was written.
• The Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution.

89. Why did the colonists fight the British?

• They had to pay high taxes but did not have any say about it. (Taxation without representation.)
• The British army stayed in their houses. (boarding, quartering)
• The British denied the colonists self-government.

90. When was the Constitution drafted?

• 1787

91. There are 13 original states. Name three.

• Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Virginia.

92. What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?

• Africans
• People from Africa

93. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?

• The Native Americans
• American Indians

94. Where did most of America's colonists come from before the Revolution?

• Europe

95. Why were the colonists upset with the British government?

• Stamp Act
• They had to pay high taxes but did not have any say about it. (Taxation without representation.)
• The British army stayed in their houses. (boarding, quartering)
• Intolerable Acts

96. Name one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for.

• U.S. diplomat
• Oldest member of the Constitutional Convention
• First Postmaster General of the United States
• Writer of "Poor Richard's Almanac"

97. Name one famous battle from the Revolutionary War.

• Lexington and Concord
• Trenton
• Princeton
• Saratoga
• Cowpens
• Yorktown
• Bunker Hill

98. Who is called the "Father of Our Country"?

• George Washington

99. Who was the first President?

• George Washington

100. Name one of the writers of the Federalist Papers?

• James Madison
• Alexander Hamilton
• John Jay