Germany is seeing a spike in citizenship applications from the U.S.

Since Donald Trump became president, Germany has seen a spike in its citizenship applications from the United States. 

The German interior ministry says that "The German government's offices in the United States are currently seeing a significant increase in legal queries related to citizenship issues."

And Reuters reports that applications from Germans stripped of their citizenship during the nazi-era and their descendants have risen sharply since the election. 

Through June, at least 100 people living in the U.S. have applied for German citizenship each month.

German foreign ministry data showed that 1,190 applicants applied for citizenship in the first eight months of 2017. 

In comparison, there were on 792 who sought citizenship for the whole year of 2016.

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Questions and answers on the US Citizenship Test
How many amendments does the Constitution have?

Answer: 27

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Who makes federal laws?

Answer: Congress, Senate, House of Representatives 

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The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?

Answer: 'We the People'

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We elect a US Senator for how many years?

Answer: Six (at a time)

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The House of Representatives has how many voting members?

Answer: 435

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Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?

Answers: To print money, to declare war, to create an army, to make treaties

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If both the president and vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president?

Answer: Speaker of the House

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What are two Cabinet-level positions?

Answers: Vice President, Secretary of Agriculture, Secretary of Commerce, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Education, Secretary of Energy, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Secretary of Homeland Security, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of Labor, Secretary of State, Secretary of Transportation, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Attorney General

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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Answer: Thomas Jefferson

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When was the Constitution written?

Answer: 1787

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