FOLLOWING is the second part of our annual summer feature on the questions U.S. naturalization candidates can be asked during a citizenship interview, as provided by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.

51. What is the executive of a state government called?

52. What is the head executive of a city government called?

53. What holiday was celebrated for the first time by American colonists?

54. Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?

55. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?

56. What are some of the basic beliefs of the Declaration of Independence?

57. What is the national anthem of the U.S.?

58. Who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner?

59. What is the minimum voting age in the U.S.?

60. Who signs bills into law?

61. What is the highest court in the U.S.?

62. Who was president during the Civil War?

63. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

64. What special group advises the president?

65. Which President is called the "Father of our Country"?

66. Which President was the first commander-in-chief of the U.S. Army and Navy?

67. What was the 50th state to be added to our union (the U.S.)?

68. Who helped the Pilgrims in America?

69. What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America?

70. What were the 13 original states of the U.S. called before they were states?

71. What group has the power to declare war?

72. Name the amendments that guarantee or address voting rights.

73. In what year was the Constitution written?

74. What are the first 10 amendments to the Constitution called?

75. Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights?

76. What is the introduction to the Constitution called?

77. Who meets in the U.S. Capitol building?

78. What is the name of the president's official home?

79. Where is the White House located?

80. Name one right or freedom guaranteed by the first amendment.

81. Who is commander-in-chief of the United States military?

82. In what month do we vote for the president?

83. In what month is the new president inaugurated?

84. How many times may a senator or congressman be re-elected?

85. What are the two major political parties in the U.S. today?

86. What is the executive branch of our government?

87. Where does freedom of speech come from?

88. What U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services form is used to apply for naturalized


89. What kind of government does the United States have?

90. Name one of the purposes of the United Nations.

91. Name one benefit of being a citizen of the U.S.

92. Can the Constitution be changed?

93. What is the most important right granted to U.S. citizens?

94. What is the White House?

95. What is the United States Capitol?

96. How many branches are there in the U.S. government?


51. The governor.

52. The mayor.

53. Thanksgiving.

54. Thomas Jefferson.

55. July 4, 1776.

56. That all men are created equal and have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

57. The Star-Spangled Banner.

58. Francis Scott Key.

59. 18 is the minimum voting age.

60. The president.

61. The Supreme Court.

62. Abraham Lincoln.

63. It freed the slaves.

64. The Cabinet advises the president.

65. George Washington.

66. George Washington.

67. Hawaii.

68. The American Indians/ Native Americans.

69. The Mayflower.

70. Colonies.

71. Congress has the power to declare war.

72. The 15th, 19th, 24th and 26th amendments.

73. The Constitution was written in 1787.

74. The Bill of Rights.

75. All people living in the U.S.

76. The Preamble.

77. Congress.

78. The White House.

79. Washington, D.C.

80. The rights of freedom of religion, of speech, of the press, of assembly, and to petition the government.

81. The president.

82. November.

83. January.

84. There is no limit.

85. The Democratic and Republican parties.

86. The President, the Cabinet, and departments under the Cabinet members.

87. The Bill of Rights.

88. Form N-400 (Application for Naturalization).

89. A Republic.

90. For countries to discuss and try to resolve world problems or to provide economic aid to many countries.

91. To obtain federal government jobs, to travel with a U.S. passport, or to petition for close relatives to come to the U.S. to live.

92. Yes.

93. The right to vote.

94. The president's official home.

95. The place where Congress meets.

96. Three branches.