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How much Do you Know about your American Heritage?

 

August 1, 2017 | View PDF



Answers to the American History Quiz

1. The Mayflower

2. For religious freedom

3. The American Indians, especially Samoset and Squanto

4. Thanksgiving

5. Independence Day

6. July 4th, 1776

7. Thomas Jefferson

8. That all men are created equal

9. Great Britain

10. Patrick Henry

11. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

12. Colonies

13. Red, white, and blue

14. The thirteen colonies

15. One for each state in the Union.

16. "The Star-Spangled Banner"

17. Francis Scott Key

18. George Washington

19. The president, the vice-president, the cabinet, and the departments under the cabinet members

20. November

21. January

22. A four year term

23. Two four year terms, but he can serve up to two years of a predecessor's term,

24. The president of the United States

25. Donald Trump

26. Michael Richard Pence

27. a. Be a natural born citizen b. Be at least 35 years old c. Have lived in the U. S. for at least 14 years

28. The Electoral College

29. The Cabinet

30. The supreme law of the land

31. An amendment to the Constitution

32. The Bill of Rights

33. The right to vote

34. Three branches of government

35. Legislative, judicial, and executive

36. The Legislative branch

37. The Legislative branch, that makes laws, and has power to declare war

38. For 2 years

39. For 6 years­

40. The Supreme Court and the lower courts

41. The Supreme Court

42. To interpret the Constitutionality of laws

43. The President selects them and the Senate votes to approve or reject the selection

44. The Governor of the State

45. The Mayor of the City

46. It freed the slaves

47. The residence of the U.S. President

48. A constitutional Republic

 

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