Citizenship Quiz

Declaration of Independence
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1. What group of essays supported passage of the U.S. Constitution?

Letters from a Pennsylvania farmer
The Federalist Papers
Poor Richard’s Almanac
The Articles of Confederation

2. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?


3. Who is credited with abolishing slavery and leading the U.S. during the Civil War?

Andrew Jackson
Abraham Lincoln
Robert E. Lee
Ulysses S. Grant

4. What was the U.S. war between the North and the South?

The Revolutionary War
The Antebellum Rebellion
The War of 1812
The Civil War

5. What disputes led to the Civil War?

Unfair taxes, property rights, and farm subsidies
Slavery, economic reasons, and states’ rights
The depression, the right to bear arms, and a military draft
Voting rights, womens' rights, and religious freedom

6. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

Freed slaves in southern states
Freed the United States from British rule
Ended unfair taxation on British goods
Freed indentured servants

7. What did Susan B. Anthony do?

Sewed the first U.S. flag
Fought for womens’ rights
Brought water to soldiers in battle
Fought to repeal the 18th Amendment

8. What did abolitionists try to end before the civil war?

Taxation on English goods
The poll tax

9. Who was president during World War I?

Franklin D. Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
Woodrow Wilson

10. The United States fought Japan, Germany, and Italy during what war?

World War I
World War II
The Vietnam War
The Cold War