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What do you know about Government?. 1. How is population counted in the U.S.?. Census. 2. What important U.S. document was approved on July 4, 1776?. Declaration of Independence. 3. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?. Nine. 4. How old do you have to be to vote?. 18.

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What do you know about Government?


1. How is population counted in the U.S.?

Census


2. What important U.S. document was approved on July 4, 1776?

Declaration of Independence


3. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

Nine


4. How old do you have to be to vote?

18


5. What federal agency are young men required to register with when they turn 18?

Selective Service


6. What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?

Bill of Rights


7. Who decides verdicts in court cases?

petit jury


8. What group makes laws for the U.S.?

Congress


9. What federal agency protects the President?

Secret Service


10. What country had the most influence on the development ofthe U.S.?

England


11. What document governs the U.S.?

Constitution


12. Who is the executive leader of a state?

governor


13. How old do you have to be to be President?

35


14. Name one First Amendment right you have.

Freedom of Religion

Freedom of Speech

Freedom of Press

Freedom of Assembly

Freedom of Petition


15. What month is the general election held?

November


16. Name one branch of government.

Legislative

Executive

Judicial


17. Where is the capital of the U.S.?

Washington D.C.


18. How many amendments have been added to the Constitution?

27


19. How many states are in the U.S.?

50


20. Name one house of Congress.

House of Representatives

Senate


21. Name one of the major political parties in the U.S.

Democrats

Republicans


22. What are the rights read to a person when they are arrested?

Miranda Rights


23. What kind of tax is charged on alcohol, tobacco, and gasoline?

excise


24. What is the steady rise in the price of goods and services year after year?

inflation


25. What economic system does the U.S. have?

capitalism


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