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Typical Citizenship Examination Questions #3

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51. According to the Constitution, a person must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible to become President.  Name one of these requirements.

52. Why are there 100 senators in the senate?

53. Who selects the Supreme Court justices?

54. How many Supreme Court justices are there?

55. Why did the pilgrims come to America?

56. What is the head executive of a state government called?

57. What is the head executive of a city government called?

58. What holiday was celebrated for the first time by the American colonists?

59. Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?

60. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?

61. What is the basic belief of the Declaration of Independence?

62. What is the national anthem of the United States?

63. Who wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner"?

64. Where does freedom of speech come from?

65. What is the minimum voting age in the United States?

66. Who signs bills into law?

67. What is the highest court in the United States?

68. Who was the President during the Civil War?

69. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

70. What special group advises the President?

71. Which President is called the "father of our country"?

72. What immigration and naturalization service form is used to apply to become a naturalized citizen?

73. Who helped the pilgrims in America?

74. What is the name of the ship that brought the pilgrims to America?

75. What were the 13 original states of the United States called?


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