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 Apr 21, 2020

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America's state bird was ALMOST a ______.

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"O beautiful for spacious skies, _______________"
From sea to shining sea
For ample ways of grey
For amber waves of grain

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T/F: Alexander Hamilton was an early American President.

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In 1920, ______ were granted the right to vote.
African Americans

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What country gifted the U.S. with the Statue of Liberty?

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Which of the following is NOT owned by the US?
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

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The first words of the U.S. Constitution are ___________
"We declare"
"We The People"
"Oh say"

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Who is next in line to the presidency if the president and vice president are unable to serve?
Senate Minority Whip
Senate president pro tempore
Speaker of the House

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How many branches of government exist?

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Who was our 1st President?
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Barack Obama

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Who is the head of the executive branch?
The President
Vice President
First Lady

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How many justices sit on the Supreme Court?

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The United States national anthem is _______
Born In The U.S.A.
America the Beautiful
The Star Spangled Banner

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_______ is not a federal holiday
Groundhog Day
Thanksgiving Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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__________ is the supreme law of the land
The Constitution
Gettysburg Address
The decision of the president

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An amendment is ________
a constitutional right to reject a decision
a change to The Constitution
a way for senators to rally more voters

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_______ nominates the Supreme Court justices
The President
The Head of CIA
U.S. citizens

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What are the first ten amendments of the constitution called?
The Bill of Rights
First Branch

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The constitution has _______ amendments

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The two houses of Congress are _________
Senate and the Supreme Court
Senate and House of Representatives
House of Representatives and the Supreme Court

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What stops one branch of the government from becoming more powerful?
Checks and states
Balance and justice
Checks and balances

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Who was first to sign the Declaration of Independence?
John Hancock
George Washington
William Whipple
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