What is the “rule of law”? If both the president and the vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president? Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived? What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
Brush up on the basics of American government and history with this civic-minded quiz! These 100 questions are based on those given to hundreds of thousands of people every year as part of the naturalization process to become U.S. citizens…a test that (studies show) many native-born Americans couldn't pass. Most questions are accompanied by brief yet informative answers; others, like “Who is one of your state's U. S. senators now?,
” are specific to you. Whether used to jog your memory, or to introduce youngsters or visitors from afar to the basics of American democracy, America: The Quiz
asks just how well you know this great country. (KG)