How many states are in the United States?
Hawaii was the last to join on August 21, 1959
In what year was America's Independence from England declared?
The Declaration of Independence was drafted and signed in Philadelphia, PA.
Which of the following is NOT a branch of the U.S. Government?
Each branch helps to counter balance the power of the others so power is co-equally divided between them.
Where was the first U.S. capitol under the U.S. Constitution?
Philadelphia was the capitol during the Revolutionary period.
What rights are part of the 1st Amendment of the Constitution?
The Founding Fathers knew these rights were absolute to the formation of any free republic.
Who said: "We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal"?
Thomas Jefferson was one of our Founding Fathers and the third President of the United States.
Which non-President is featured on a denomination of U.S. Currency?
Although Benjamin Franklin was a Founding Father, he never held the office of President.
What was the author of our National Anthem, Francis Scott Key's profession?
The Poem he wrote "Defense of Fort M'Henry" and adapted to a popular song "To Anacreon in Heaven" and finally made our official anthem under President Herbert Hoover in 1931.
Which of these States was NOT one of the original 13 states?
Maine did not become a state until March 15, 1820.
What is the oldest branch of the U.S. Military?
The U.S. Army was established by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775, the U.S. Navy on October 13, 1775, the U.S. Marine Corps on November 10, 1775 and finally the U.S. Air Force on September 18, 1947.