US Politics Quiz

Almost everybody knows the United States is the only country to have been a continuous democracy for over 200 years. But, did you know a typical electoral vote represents over 600,000 American citizens, or that, to date, sixteen US presidents have also served as Senators? When it comes to US politics, do you know your stuff? Test your basic knowledge with our quiz, and earn your bragging rights.

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When was the first female elected to Congress?
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Which president served in the House of Representatives after leaving the White House?
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Which third party candidate ran for the president while in prison?
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How many US presidents have not been lawyers?
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How many Amendments to the Constitution of the United States are there?
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Which Amendment repealed prohibition?
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When was the Democratic Party founded?
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Who was the first woman to hold federal office in the United States?
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Who was the first US senator?
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When was the Republican Party founded?
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When was Election Day specified as the “Tuesday next after the first Monday in the month of November?"
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Who was the first US president to face impeachment?
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Which state has never sent a woman to Congress?
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Which US State adopted None of These Candidates as a ballot option?
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Who is considered the Father of the U.S. Constitution?
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When was the Constitution of the United States written?
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Do you know which Amendment gave women the right to vote?
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How many times vice presidents rose to the Oval Office?
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Who was the only person to become president without having been elected?
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Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits imposing poll taxes?
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What were the first two political parties to emerge in the United States?
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When did the construction of the US Capitol start?
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What was the first televised presidential debate in American history?
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What political cartoonist first portrayed Democrats and Republicans as donkeys and elephants?
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Who is the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms?
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Who was the first woman elected to the US Senate?
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Which Amendment to the US Constitution limits the number of times a person may be elected to the presidency?
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Which presidential candidate delivered the famous Cross of Gold speech?
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How many presidents did not graduate from college?
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When was the last time a third party candidate won any electoral votes?
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Who is the only president to have served as speaker of the House of Representatives?
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Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives the right to bear arms?
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Which third party nominated former president Theodore Roosevelt for the presidency in 1912?
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When was the US Congress established?
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Who was the first female presidential candidate?

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Almost everybody knows the United States is the only country to have been a continuous democracy for over 200 years. But, did you know a typical electoral vote represents over 600,000 American citizens, or that, to date, sixteen US presidents have also served as Senators? When it comes to US politics, do you know your stuff? Test your basic knowledge with our quiz, and earn your bragging rights.

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