Those studying to take the citizenship exam may download the ten-unit test prep workbook developed by CUNY, an audio file of the test questions, or a recording of the test questions with answers. This page also gives additional web sites with information about exam subjects.
Recorded test questions with answers (.mp3 files):
Unit 1: Welcome to the U.S.
- Find information about each of the 50 states.
Statue of Liberty.
- Download flashcards of the states and capitals <pdf> or the states and the dates admitted to the union. <pdf>
Play a game that asks you to place each state on the correct location on the U.S. map. Click on a grade range in Ben's kite, for example "K-2." Click on "Games and Activities," then "Interactive Games," and "Place the State." Click "Play." Now you are ready to organize the U.S. map state by state. Drag each state to its correct place on the map.
Unit 2: Early America and the Declaration of Independence
More from www.elcivics.com:
Bill of Rights
Leaders & Statesman
Unit 3: The U.S. Constitution
Unit 4: Three Branches of the Government
Presidents & First Ladies
Click on "President." Click on grade level, for example, 3-5. Under "The President's Cabinet," you will find short definitions of each department's responsibilities and links to their sites.
Pronounciation of the final -S sound.
Unit 5: A Representative Government
Unit 6: Your Government Today
Enter your zipcode and find your elected officials.
- Visit the web site of the Democratic Party.
- Visit the web site of the Republican Party.
Helpful activities for kids about the House of Representatives.
- Learn about New York City government.
Unit 7: Citizens' Rights & Amendments to the Constitution
Bill of Rights
Rights and Freedoms
Susan B. Anthony
Learn about slavery in New York at this online exhibit.
Take an online tour of Susan B. Anthony's house in Rochester, NY.
- Voting Rights and Citizenship History web site in English. Learn about important changes to voting rights over time.
Unit 8: One Nation or Two? The U.S. in the 1800s
Tour Galleries - learn more about slavery in New York.
Jump Back in Time
Unit 9: The 1900s, the World Changes
- From www.americasstory.org:
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Martin Luther King Jr.
Depression and World War II
Unit 10: Democracy & You
- Learn more about income taxes.
- Learn more about Selective Service registration.
- Visit the Board of Elections in the City of New York and check the Election Calendar.
Read the Pledge of Allegiance in other languages. See state and historic U.S. flags.