Every American should research the issues in these questions extensively so that they may form intellegent opinions on them.

  1. What caused the Boston Tea Party?
  2. What were some of the most important amendments added to the original American Constitution?
  3. Do you disagree with any of the amendments made to the US Constitution since it’s creation?
  4. What were the fundamental differences between the Federalist Party and the Democratic-Republican Party?
  5. What is the difference between a Deist and a Christian?
  6. Would you have been on the side of the American farmers or the forefather’s new national government during the whiskey rebellion of 1794?  In other words, would you have been against the tax hikes on whiskey during 1791, or would you have supported the governments rights to raise taxes to help lower the national debt and the governments plan of using the federal army to crush the rebellion?
  7. What are your views on the policies of “Old Hickory” or President Andrew Jackson?
  8. Can you list the Ten Amendments in the Bill of Rights?
  9. Why did the Southern States decide to secede from the Union?
  10. What was Jim Crow?
  11. What are the controversies surrounding the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?
  12. What happened during the 1921 Tulsa Riots?
  13. What are your views on the role America played in World War II?
  14. What are your views on the Japanese American internment of 1942?
  15. What influence did the American Communist USA have on American Society?
  16. What provisions were in the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
  17. Why did Ronald Reagan and George Bush Sr. oppose the Civil rights act of 1964?
  18. Why did the US Government and the FBI label Martin Luther King a Communist?
  19. What were the objectives of the US Black Panther Party of the mid 60’s through the 70’s?
  20. What is Cointelpro?
  21. What role did Dixicrats play in American government?
  22. What took place during the Tuskegee syphilis experiment?
  23. What were the results of the Church Committee during the 1970’s?
  24. What role did the American Government play in the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980’s?
  25. Who is Fred Hampton?
  26. What was America’s federal deficit during the Carter, Reagan, Bush Sr., Clinton, and Bush Jr. administrations?
  27. Have you ever gone to the IRS website and reviewd the current US tax code and then prepared it to previous years or previous administrations?
  28. Should admission legacies be treated the same way as affirmative action?
  29. What is in the USA Patriot Act of October 26, 2001?
  30. Why does the United States have the highest documented incarceration rate in the world, even more then China and India?
Bonus Question:  When was America at her best, during which year, decade and which presidency?

Read "What Do You Think" a critical thinking booklet written by Saye Taryor