U.S. Citizenship Quiz II
Which President was the first Commander in Chief of the U.S. military?
Which countries were our enemies during World War II?
- The U.S. entered WWII after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Germany and Italy were also Axis powers.
Which of these is a purpose of the United Nations?
- The UN was established in 1945, replacing the League of Nations, for the purpose of promoting international peace and security.
What special group advises the President?
- George Washington organized the first presidential advisory group, which included the heads of the three executive departments (State, Treasury, and War) and the Attorney General. By about 1793, the name "Cabinet" was applied to the group.
What are the three branches of our government?
- The three-branch organization of the U.S. government was set up by the Constitution.
What is the national anthem of the United States?
- The Star-Spangled Banner was written by Francis Scott Key after he witnessed the shelling of Fort McHenry in 1814. The song became the national anthem by order of Congress in 1931.
What is the date of Independence Day?
- America celebrates July 4 as Independence Day because it was on July 4, 1776, that members of the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, adopted the final draft of the Declaration of Independence.
Which list contains three rights or freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights?
- The Bill of Rights was formally added to the Constitution in 1791. It lists individual freedoms promised by the government.
How many Supreme Court justices are there?
- The Supreme Court is the highest court of the United States, established by Article 3 of the Constitution.
What is the White House?
- The cornerstone of the White House was laid in 1792. The name of the residence became official when Theodore Roosevelt had "The White House" printed on his stationery.