Questions for American Overview
1. The United States is located in the central part of North America, except which 2 states?
2. Fill in the blanks: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are ____________; that they were endowed by their Creator with certain _______________; that among these, are life, liberty and the pursuit of _________." These are quoted from _____________________. 3. Who is the person in the picture and what are his major contributions? (see image 1)
4. Who is the person in the picture and what is he often referred to? (see images 2)
5. Who is the person in the picture and what are his major contributions? (see image 3)
6. In USA what do the donkey and the elephant stand for respectively? (see images 4 and 5)
7. Which branch of the US government can appoint federal judges, the heads and senior official branch agencies in addition to the heads of the 13 different government departments, (such as the Secretary of State)?
8. Name the two houses of American Congress.
9. Which is the USA? Melting Pot or Salad Bowl? Why?