1) What are the colors of our flag? Red, Blue and white.
2) How many stars are in our flag? 50
3) What color are the stars on our flag? White
4) What do the stars on our flag mean? States (one star for each state)
5) How many stripes are on our flag? 13
6) What color are the stripes on our flag? Red and White
7) What do stripes on the flag mean? 13 original states
8) How many states are in the Union? 50
9) What is the 4th of July? Independence Day
10) What is the date of Independence Day? July 4th
11. From what country did the colonies declare Independence? England
12) What country did we fight during the revolutionary war? England
13) Who was the first President of the US? George Washington
14) Who is the President of the United States? George W. Bush
15) Who is the Vice President of the US? Dick Cheney
16) Who elects the President? The Electoral College
17) Who becomes the President of the US, if the President should die? The Vice President
18) For how long do we elect the President? 4 years
19) What is the Constitution? Supreme law of the US
20) Can the Constitution be changed? Yes
21) What do we call a change to the Constitution? Amendment
22) How many amendments are there to the Constitution? 26
23) How many branches are there in the government? Three
24) What are the three branches of the Government? Judiociary, Legislature, and Executive
25) What is the legislative branch of the government? Congress
26) Who makes the laws in the US? The Legislature-the Congress
27) What is the Congress? The senate and House of Representatives
28) What are the duties of the Congress? To enact laws
29) Who elects the Congress? The People
30) How many Senators are in the Congress? One hundred
31) Can you name the two Senators from your state? Dick Durbin (D), and Peter Fitzgerald (R)
32) For how long do we elect a senator? 6 years
33) How many representatives are there in the Congress? 435
34) For how long do we elect representatives? 2 years
35) What is the Executive branch of our govt.? The President, Cabinet and departments under the cabinet members
36) What is the judicial branch of the govt.? Supreme Court
37) What are the duties of the Supreme Court? To interpret laws
38) What is the Supreme Law of the US? The Constitution
39) What is the Bill of Rights? The first 10 amendments
40) What is the capital of your state? Springfield, IL
41)  Who is the current  Governor of your state? George Ryan
42) Who becomes the President if the President and the Vice President should die? The Speaker of the House of Representatives
43) Who is the chief justice of the Supreme Court? William Rehnquist
44) Can you name the thirteen original state? New Hampshire, New Yoork, Connecticut, Massachusettes, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolilna, South Carolina, and Georgia.
45) Who said, “Give me Liberty or give me death? Patrick Henry
46) Which major countries were our enemies during World War II? Germany, Japan, Italy
47) What are the 49th and 50th states of the Union? Hawaii and Alaska
48) How many terms can a President serve? 2
49) Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? civil rights leader
50) According to the Constitution, a person must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible to become President. What are they? 35 years old, citizen,  born in the US, and lived 14 years of immediate past in the US.
51) Who is the head of your local government? Chicago Mayor is Daly
52) Why are there 100 senators? Two for each state
53) Who selects the Supreme Court judge? The President
54) How many Supreme Court judges are there? 9
55) Why did the Pilgrims and come to the US? To escape religious persecution
56) What is the head executive of the state government called? Governor
57) What is the head executive of the city government?  Mayor
58) What holiday was celebrated for the first time by the American Colonists/ Thanks Giving
59) Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
60) When was the Declaration of Independence adopted? July 4, 1776
61) What is the basic belief of the Declaration of Independence? All me are created equal
62) What is the national anthem of the United States? The Star Spangled Banner
63) Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner? Francis Scott Key
64) Where does freedom of speech come from? Bill of rights
65) What is the minimum voting age? 18 years
66) Who signs bills into law? The President
67) What is the highest court in the US? The Supreme Court
68) Who was President during the Civil War? Abraham Lincoln
69) What did the Emancipation Proclamation do? Liberate slaves
70) What special group advisees the President? The Cabinet
71) Who is the father of our country? George Washington
72) What INS form is used to apply for naturalization/ N-400
73) Who whelped pilgrims? The Indians
74) What is the name of the ship that brought Pilgrims? May Flower
75) What are the 13 original states of the US called?  The colonies
76) Name at least three rights or freedoms guaranteed by the bill of Rights?
Freedom of speech, right bear arms, the government may not quarter soldiers in people’s homes during peace time, protection against unreasonable searches, protection against second trail for the same crime, rights of criminal, trial by jury, protection against unreasonable fines, bail an punishment, people have other rights not mentioned in the constitution, Any power not expressly given to Federal Government is for the State or the people.
77) Who has the power to declare the war? The Congress
78) What kind of government does the US have? The republican form of government
79) Which President freed slaves? Abraham Lincoln
80) In what year was the Constitution written? 1787
81) What are the first 10 amendment s to the Constitution? The Bill of Rights
82) What is the main purpose of the UN? To discuss between various nations and resolve the conflicts
83) Where does Congress meet/ The Capitol Hill
84) Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights? Citizens and non-citizens who live in the US
85) What is the introduction of the Constitution called? The Preamble
86) What is the most important right granted to US citizens? Right to Vote
88) What is the US Capitol? The Congress
89) What is the White House? The presidential home
90) Where is the white house? In Washington DC, 1600 Pennsylvania Av.
91) Name one right guaranteed by first amendment.  Freedom of speech, right to bear arms,
92) Who is the Commander in Chief of the US Military? The President
94) Which president was the first Commander in Chief of the US military? George Washington
95) In what month do we vote for President? November
96) In what month the new President inaugurated? January
97) How many times may a Congressman be re-elected? No limit
98) How many times a senator is elected? No limit
99) What are the two major political parties? Democratic and Republican
100) How many states are there in the US? 50

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