The Great American Citizenship Quiz (Paperback)

By Solomon M. Skolnick

Walker & Company, 9780802717795, 170pp.

Publication Date: October 5, 2009



Do you think you know American history? You might be surprised. "The Great American Citizenship Quiz," which has now been revised to reflect the new citizenship test to take effect October 1, 2009, provides the core questions and answers about our history that anyone seeking citizenship needs to know-plus much more: hundreds of intriguing stories and facts behind the answers, many of them new to this edition, which will add sparkle to our historical vocabulary and deepen our appreciation for our form and method of government.

Do you know there are four verses in the Star-Spangled Banner? Who was the first woman appointed to the Cabinet? How does the Electoral College really work? Including appendices with the entire texts of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and Amendments, and the Emancipation Proclamation, "The Great American Citizenship Quiz "is essential reading for anyone aspiring to citizenship, and a vital pocket history for Americans of all ages.

About the Author

Solomon M. Skolnick's work has appeared in the New York Times and many other publications, and includes Simple Gifts: The Shaker Song.