Civics (History & Government) Questions for the Naturalization Test
- What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
▪ the Louisiana Territory
- Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
▪ War of 1812
▪ Mexican-American War
▪ Civil War
▪ Spanish-American War
- Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
▪ the Civil War
▪ the War between the States
- Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
▪ economic reasons
▪ states’ rights
- What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?*
▪ freed the slaves (Emancipation Proclamation)
▪ saved (or preserved) the Union
▪ led the United States during the Civil War
- What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
▪ freed the slaves
▪ freed slaves in the Confederacy
▪ freed slaves in the Confederate states
▪ freed slaves in most Southern states
- What did Susan B. Anthony do?
▪ fought for women’s rights
▪ fought for civil rights
The 100 civics (history and government) questions and answers for the naturalization test
It was originally posted at McDall.