EL Civics for ESL Students

Democracy Quiz

1. What does the word "democracy" mean?

It means rule by the people.

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

Yes, they are. This is called majority rule.

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

The right to vote.

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

It has three branches.

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

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

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