Thursday, May 18, 2006

Interesting Discussion

So today we were having a discussion about U.S. Territories.
Its kind of a crappy life outside the states, a few of our territories have sweatshops that bear products labels, Made in the USA, but their workers don't receive the same legal protection a citizen in the 50 states would. Territories are not really represented in our government, and they have to jump through a few hoops to be able to vote in a presidential election. (they have to become a 'resident' of a state). So we did a little digging and found some interesting stuff on the internet. Some territories are no more than an island with an airstrip, while others Guam, Samoa, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands do have a fair sized population.

So I decided to test my general U.S. knowledge, (not that this test is definitive) here is how I did with selection of questions taken from the U.S. Citizenship Exam.

You Passed the US Citizenship Test

Congratulations - you got 10 out of 10 correct!

A couple of the questions I had to think about. But hopefully my score means I can stay.