Each reading test administered to you will contain no more than three (3) sentences. You must read one (1) out of three (3) sentences correctly to demonstrate an ability to read in English. To help you prepare, USCIS released the reading vocabulary list below containing all the words found in the English reading portion of the naturalization test. The content focuses on civics and history topics.

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Abraham Lincoln America How a
George Washington United States What for
CIVICS U.S. When here
American flag HOLIDAYS Where in
Bill of Rights Presidents’ Day Who of
capital Memorial Day Why on
citizen Flag Day VERBS the
city Independence Day can to
Congress Labor Day come we
country Columbus Day do/does OTHER (CONTENT)
Father of Our Country Thanksgiving elects colors
government have/has dollar bill
President is/are/was/be first
right lives/lived largest
Senators meet many
state/states name most
White House pay north
vote one
want people