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Democracy Quiz

1. What does the word "democracy" mean?

ANSWER: It means rule by the people.

2. Are decisions made by voters binding on the whole group?

ANSWER: Yes, they are. This is called majority rule.

3. What is the most important right that citizens have?

ANSWER: The right to vote.

4. How many branches does the United States government have?

ANSWER: It has three branches.

5. How many years after African American men got the right to vote did women get the right to vote?

ANSWER: Women got the right to vote fifty years after African American men did.

ESL Worksheets and Activities

U.S. Government Bingo

U.S. Capital Photo Story (music)

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