Twenty Questions – True or False?

True or False:


  • The United States was founded as a democracy

  • Lincoln freed the slaves when he issued the Emancipation Proclamation 

  • “Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of health care costs.”

  • The “AR” in AR-15 is short for “Assault Rifle”

  • Roe V Wade ruled that abortion was legal, a fetus was not a human life.

  • the Founders meant that the States needed to form a National Guard when they wrote “a well-regulated Militia” in the Second Amendment

  • Obama pointed to the Lilly Ledbetter Act during the 2012 campaign as a crowning achievement, since it required equal pay for women, and tens of thousands of women have benefitted as a result of it’s passage

  • Everyone has a right to health insurance in the United States

  • Funding for cops, teachers and fire-fighters is the responsibility of the Federal government

  • The Constitution forbids using the armed forces to protect the border

  • The 14th Amendment guarantees citizenship to anyone born in the United States

  • The “General Welfare Clause” in the Constitution mandates that government create welfare programs to benefit the People

  • The original thirteen states agreed to subordinate their sovereignty to the Federal Government when they ratified the Constitution

  • Woodrow Wilson racially integrated the Armed Services

  • FDR brought us out of the Great Depression by instituting government work programs

  • Carbon Dioxide is a pollutant, which is addressed in the Clean Air Act

  • Joseph McCarthy started the House Un-American Activities Committee in the fifties and falsely accused Americans of being communists 

  • Herbert Hoover’s policies helped the rich get richer, which led to the Great Depression

  • Social Security is an insurance program

  • Sandra Fluke testified before a House committee concerning a need for free contraception for impoverished Georgetown law students.


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