This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.National World War Two Museum, the naturalization ceremony on July 3 that welcomes dozens of new American citizens. This year, 45 people raised their hands and took the oath. The new citizens come from 27 countries: Algeria, American Samoa, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Germany, Honduras, India, Iran, Jordan, Mexico, Moldova, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Vietnam and Yemen. During the process of becoming citizens, each of them had to pass a civic exam that covers a long list of topics. Along with basic American history questions, the applicants must answer questions like:
- What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
- Before he was a president, Eisenhower was a general in what war?
- Name one state that borders Canada?
- What is the name of the national anthem?
- How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
- What is one right or freedom of the First Amendment?
- What does the judicial branch of government do?