US Citizenship Test Review (Part 1 of 8) – Principles of American Democracy

The 100 civics (history and government) questions and answers for the naturalization test – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, US Citizenship Test Review

Civics (History & Government) Questions for the Naturalization Test

American Government

Principles of American Democracy

  1. What is the supreme law of the land? – the Constitution
  2. What does the Constitution do?
    ▪ sets up the government
    ▪ defines the government
    ▪ protects basic rights of Americans
  3. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words? – We the People
  4. What is an amendment?
    ▪ a change (to the Constitution)
    ▪ an addition (to the Constitution)
  5. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution? – the Bill of Rights
  6. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?
    ▪ speech
    ▪ religion
    ▪ assembly
    ▪ press
    ▪ petition the government
  7. How many amendments does the Constitution have? – twenty-seven (27)
  8. What did the Declaration of Independence do?
    ▪ announced our independence (from Great Britain)
    ▪ declared our independence (from Great Britain)
    ▪ said that the United States is free (from Great Britain)
  9. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?
    ▪ life
    ▪ liberty
    ▪ pursuit of happiness
  10. What is freedom of religion? – You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.
  11. What is the economic system in the United States?
    ▪ capitalist economy
    ▪ market economy
  12. What is the “rule of law”?
    ▪ Everyone must follow the law.
    ▪ Leaders must obey the law.
    ▪ Government must obey the law.
    ▪ No one is above the law.

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May 27, 2017 9:27 pm