Questions

Although there may be other correct answers, you have to choose one of the given.

52. What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?

  • the United States
  • the flag

53. What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?

  • give up loyalty to other countries
  • defend the Constitution and laws of the United States
  • obey the laws of the United States
  • serve in the U.S. military (if needed)
  • serve (do important work for) the nation (if needed)
  • be loyal to the United States

54. How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?

  • eighteen (18) and older

55. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?

  • vote
  • join a political party
  • help with a campaign
  • join a civic group
  • join a community group
  • give an elected official your opinion on an issue
  • call Senators and Representatives
  • publicly support or oppose an issue or policy
  • run for office
  • write to a newspaper

56. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?

  • April 15

57. When must all men register for the Selective Service?

  • at age eighteen (18)
  • between eighteen (18) and twenty-six (26)

58. What is one reason colonists came to America?

  • freedom
  • political liberty
  • religious freedom
  • economic opportunity
  • practice their religion
  • escape persecution

59. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?

  • American Indians
  • Native Americans

60. What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?

  • Africans
  • people from Africa