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Who was the first President of the United States?
George Washington
What are the names of the 13 original states?
New Hampshire, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina,
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland
Who said, “Give me liberty or give me death?”
Patrick Henry
Which countries were our enemies during World War II?
Germany, Japan, Italy
Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
A leader of the civil rights movement in the US in the 1950s & 60s.
Why did the Pilgrims come to America?
For religious freedom
What holiday did American colonists celebrate for the first time?
Thanksgiving Day
Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
July 4, 1776
What is the basic belief of the Declaration of Independence?
All men are created equal.
Who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner”?
Francis Scott Key
Who was the President during the Civil War?
Abraham Lincoln
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
Free the slaves
Which President is called the “Father of our Country?”
George Washington
Who helped the Pilgrims in America?
The Native Americans
What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America?
The Mayflower
In what year was the Constitution written?
1787
Which President was the first Commander in Chief of the U.S. military?
George Washington
What are the 49th and 50th states of the Union (United States)?
Alaska & Hawaii
How many states are there in the Union?
50
What is the 4th of July?
Independence Day
What is the date of Independence Day?
July 4th
What country did we declare our independence from?
England
What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?
England
According to the Constitution, a person must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible to become
president. Name one of these.
1. Be born a US citizen
2. Be at least 35 years old
The president
Which President freed the slaves?
Abraham Lincoln
What were the 13 original states of the United States called?
Colonies
Name one purpose of the United Nations.
World peace
Name one benefit of being a citizen of the United States.
The right to vote
Name one right guaranteed by the First Amendment.
Freedom of speech
Who is the commander in chief of the U.S. military?
Name 3 of the 13 original states
Connecticut New Hampshire New York New Jersey
Virginia
Pennsylvania
Delaware
North Carolina Georgia
Massachusetts
South Carolina Maryland
In what year was the Constitution written?
1787
Who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner”?
Francis Scott Key
Who helped the Pilgrims in America?
The Native Americans
In what year was the Constitution written?
1787
What holiday did American colonists celebrate for the first time?
Thanksgiving Day
Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
Rhode Island
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
July 4, 1776
What is the basic belief of the Declaration of Independence?
All men are created equal.
Who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner”?
Francis Scott Key
What were the 13 original states of the United States called before they were states?
Colonies
What did Susan B. Anthony do?
She fought for women’s rights
She fought for civil rights