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This Day In History

January 2, 1941
Today in 1941: USO Stars, The Andrews Sisters, record the classic World War II hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," just one example of patriotic tunes.

Preparing for the Oath

Could you correctly answer the 100 questions about United States history and civics on the naturalization test? Test your knowledge or study for the test on our new website, Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship.

From our Blog

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