Coming to America! A Learning Experience in Alternative U.S. History

Immigration into the United States is undoubtedly one of the most difficult and stressful undertakings that many people and families can undergo.   In order to become a US citizen, immigrants must pass a citizenship test, among other things, but recently one author questioned the validity of the questions that were being asked.

What are we teaching our newest citizens in the 100 questions they are asked to learn to become a US citizen?  Is this just a memorization exercise?

Maybe INS should take a page from the SAT, and require an essay!