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What do the stripes on the American flag represent?
They represent the 13 colonies.
What country did we fight during the Revoluntionary War?
What are the three branches of our government?
Legislative, Executive and Judiciary
Who becomes president should the president and vice president die?
The Speaker of the House
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
Freed the slaves
Who has the power to declare war?
What kind of government does the United States have?
A Constitutional Republic
What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?
The Bill of Rights
Name one right guaranteed by the first amendment?
Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, the Right to Bare Arms
Who was the first president of the United States?
How many U.S. Supreme Court Justices are there?
Who helped the Pilgrims in the New World?
Native Americans (Indians)
Which countries were our enemies during World War II?
Germany, Italy and Japan
Who is the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court?
How Many amendments are there to the Constitution?
How many states are there today?
What are the colors of the American flag and what does each symbolize?
Red-courage, Blue-justice and White-truth
What are the duties of Congress?
To make laws about trade, taxes, approve money making and declare war