Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode


Get ready for your U.S. Citizenship Interview!

Oct 9, 2017

Columbus Day is a US federal holiday that is celebrated on the second Monday of October.

Columbus Day remembers Christopher Columbus' arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492.

Indigenous Peoples Day is a holiday that celebrates the native peoples of North America. It began as a
counter-celebration to Columbus Day.

Indigenous Peoples Day promotes Native American culture and history.

The Columbian Exchange was a widespread exchange of people, crops, and animals between the people of the "Old
World" (Europe, Africa,and Asia) and the "New World" (North, Central, and South America)

Tobacco, Cocoa, Maize, Tomatoes, and Potatoes came from the "New World." So do Avocados, Beans, Peanuts,
Squash, and Turkeys.

Wheat, Coffee, Horses, Rice, and Sugar came from the "Old World." So do Apples, Bananas, Cattle, Chickens, and

Celebrate our Common Table!

Pop Quiz:

Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?

What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?

Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.

What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?

Name two national U.S. holidays.

Also see:

Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day Citizenship Resources 2017

Columbus Day and the Columbian Exchange Puzzle

Native American Tribes Puzzle

Citizenship Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

¡Viva Boricua! A Citizenship Quiz In Honor of Puerto Rico


LISTEN to US Citizenship Podcast

US Citizenship Podcast Show website
US Citizenship Podcast Daily blog:
Download our FREE Android app:
Download our FREE Apple iPhone/iPad:
Subscribe via Apple iTunes:
Subscribe via Stitcher:
Watch our videos on YouTube:
Order "US Citizenship Bootcamp: Exercises and Quizzes to Pass the Naturalization Interview" by Jennifer Gagliardi,