Good Citizenship

By: Timothy Prestby, Derek Zegers, Justin Warax

Who is a U.S. citizen?

A U.S. citizen means....

  • you are a person who was born in the U.S. or in a land the U.S. owns.
  • One of your parents was a citizen when you were born.
  • You have gone through the process {naturalization} of becoming a citizen.
  • You were less than 18 years old when your parents became a citizen.
  • have all rights of our set of laws

How can one become an U.S. citizen?

  • Submit an application to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • application called n-400
  • cost $595
  • Application you fill out name, date of birth, where you were born, background, criminal records,.
  • Must be loyal to U.S. laws and principles
  • have to be 18 or older
  • live in U.S. legally for 5 years
  • can read, write, speak English
  • Must go to U.S. citizenship facility where you get examined
  • pass history test
  • pass government test
  • appear in citizenship court
  • take U.S. citizenship oath
  • receive Certificate of U.S. Citizenship
Practice test of Citizenship test

What are the duties, rights, responsibilities of U.S. citizen?

Duties of an American Citizen:
  • Follow the laws
  • Protect our country
  • Be in the jury or be a witness in court
  • Paying taxes
  • Go to school
Rights of an American Citizen:
  • The right to vote
  • The right to be voted into office
  • The right to say what you want in speech and writing
  • The right to practice your own religion or to practice none at all
  • The right to a fair trial
Responsibilities of an American Citizen
  • To work to be helpful
  • To vote
  • To be part to the government
  • To help people get elected
  • To tell the government what is wrong
  • To help your community

Video about U.S. citizenship

What power does one have with the office of Citizen?

  • Vote
  • Help Others
  • Work for the good of everyone
  • Give opinions about things in our community.

  • The office of citizenship is What impact we can have and do have on the world around us. We have this power and influence through voting and the people we elect. we also have this because we and talk to our friends about these events that are going on around us.

  • These things are also responsibilities because they are expected of a good citizen