One of the requirements for becoming a British citizen is passing the citizenship test. You’re supposed study the book Life in the UK before sitting a 45 minute test on history, culture and politics. In the American test requirements we are told that the purpose of the 100 question citizenship test is to make certain that an applicant knows how the government operates and understands some general basics about the United States. After all as a citizen in these nations, you will have the right to hold public office, work in government jobs and even vote in elections.
Once you accept the value of these citizenship tests it does make you feel that you want to push for the citizenship test to be given to every American of voting age. Those who fail, get the boot.
The US citizenship test is just one part of the process that those who … Read More