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Who gets to be an American? Find out in Throughline’s history quiz.

 Painted portrait of Wong Kim Ark in the Asian American Community Heroes Mural, located in San Francisco's Chinatown.
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Painted portrait of Wong Kim Ark in the Asian American Community Heroes Mural, located in San Francisco's Chinatown.

If you’re a U.S. citizen, there’s a name you ought to know: Wong Kim Ark. His story, and the stories of generations of Americans, turned on a few words in the Constitution. Test your knowledge of what happened here, and listen to our episode about Wong Kim Ark’s life and legacy.

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