Heaven, Morgan, Dominic, October, 16
Who is a citizen?
A U.S citizen is a person who owes allegiance to America either by birth or by choice. You can either be born in america, have one parent that is already a citizen, go through the process called naturalization, or you have to be under 18 when your parents are naturalized.
Steps of the Naturalization Process
Rights, duties, and responsibilities of a good citizen.
Rights are based on beliefs and values Americans share. Some rights are the right to say what you think or freedom of speech, to belief in your own religion, and the right to vote. Duties are things that you need to do as a loyal U.S citizen. It is also something that you need to do or complete as a U.S citizen to support the governments effects by meeting needs in society. Examples of duties are obeying the law, paying taxes, and attending school. Responsibilities are fulfilled by choice. Some responsibilities are voting, serving the community, and participating in elections.
Volunteering and Community Service