US History Questions
Directions: Using any available materials in the library, answer the following
1. What are the colors of our flag?
2. How many stars are there in our flag? What color are they?
3. How many stripes are there in the flag? What color are they? What
do they mean?
4. What is the date of Independence Day?
5. What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?
6. Who was the first President of the United States?
7. Who is the President of the United States today?
8. Who elects the President?
9. Who becomes the President of the United States if the President
10. Who takes over as President of the United States if both the
President and Vice- President should die?
11. What does the constitution do?
12. What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution?
13. What did the Declaration of Independence do?
14. Name the 3 branches of the US government.
15. Who is the Commander in Chief of the US Army?
16. What are the 2 major political parties in the United States?
17. Name 2 rights of everyone living in the United States.
18. How old do citizens need to be to vote for the President?
19. At what age are all men required to register for the Selective
20. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
21. Name 3 of the original 13 colonies.
22.What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
23.Who did the United States fight during World War II?
24.What did Martin Luther King, JR. do?
25. Who said “ Give me liberty, or give me death” ?