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1. USCIS 100:21. The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
▪ four hundred thirty-five (435)
2. USCIS 100:22. We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years?
▪ two (2)
3. USCIS 100:23. Name your U.S. Representative.
▪ Answers will vary. (house.gov)
4. USCIS 100:25. Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
▪ (because of) the state’s population
▪ (because) they have more people
▪ (because) some states have more people
* Deb Haaland is running for the NM-1 seat congressional seat
5. USCIS 100:48. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
▪ Citizens eighteen (18) and older (can vote).
▪ You don’t have to pay (a poll tax) to vote.
▪ Any citizen can vote. (Women and men can vote.)
▪ A male citizen of any race (can vote).
6. USCIS 100:55. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
▪ join a political party
▪ help with a campaign
▪ join a civic group
▪ join a community group
▪ give an elected official your opinion on an issue
▪ call Senators and Representatives
▪ publicly support or oppose an issue or policy
▪ run for office
▪ write to a newspaper
7. USCIS 100:59. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
▪ American Indians
▪ Native Americans
8. USCIS 100:77. What did Susan B. Anthony do?
▪ fought for women’s rights
▪ fought for civil rights
9. USCIS 100:87. Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
[USCIS Officers will be supplied with a list of federally recognized American Indian tribes. Note: Deb Haaland is a member of the Laguna tribe]
10. USCIS 100:93. Name one state that borders Mexico.
▪ New Mexico
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