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What do the stripes on the American flag represent?
The thirteen original colonies
What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?
What are the three different branches of our government?
Juidicial, Legislative, Executive
Who becomes the president of the U.S. should the president and vice president die?
Speaker of the House
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
It freed slaves in rebel states.
Who has the power to declare war?
What kind of government does the U.S. have?
What are the first 10 amendments to the constitution called?
The Bill of Rights
How many times can a member of the House of Representatives be re-elected?
How many United States Supreme Court Justices are there?
Who helped the pilgrims when they first arrived in the New World?
Which countries were our enemies during WWII?
Germany, Japan, Italy.
How many amendments are there to the constitution?
How many members of the House of Representatives are there?
What are the duties of Congress?
What do we call a change to the Constitution?
Who is the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court?
Who elects the president of the U.S.?
What are the two major political parties in the United States today?
democrats and republicans
What is the most important right granted to US citizens?
The right to vote.
How many senators are there in congress?
Who said "Give me liberty or give me death"?
What are the 49th and 50th states of the union?
Alaska and Hawaii
What is the minimum voting age in the U.S.?