Becoming A Citizen
- The process of becoming a US citizen is called naturalization. There are some requirements to be a US citizen as well. For example, if you don't know our language, you have to learn how to speak English. This is because the majority of the people who currently live in the United States speak English, and only English. That way people can understand you when you speak. Otherwise it will be like no one can understand you. Another thing you have to do to be a US citizen is to learn our country's history and government. Looking at whats illegal and legal, along with what laws we have, what went on in the past, and how we shaped our government.
Flag that represents our country.
Pledge of Allegiance
Pledging allegiance to the country. Promising you will be loyal to the country and follow laws.
- This amendment was one of the first ten amendments. These ten amendments altogether were called the Bill Of Rights. This certain amendment guaranteed us unalienable rights. These rights included freedom of Religion, Assembly, Press, Petition, and Speech.
This amendment defines Citizenship. A few ways you can automatically become a citizen are...
- By Birth
- By Naturalization
Duties Of Citizenship
Some civic duties that are expected of all citizens are...
- Obeying Laws
- Pay Taxes
- Serve in the armed forces, if called
- Serve on a jury or as a witness in court, when summoned
Its your responsibility to attend a court case. For example, as a witness
You have to come into the armed forces if called. It is required by law to come.
You have to pay taxes. Such as property tax. That can lead to you losing your home if not paid.
Rights Taken Away
People can have their rights taken away. A couple of reasons people can have this done to them is if they...
- Commit a felony
- Treason: which simply means the crime of betraying one's country
This woman was drunk driving. She was caught doing this because she was live streaming while doing so. Someone was currently viewing her live stream and phoned the police. This woman committed a Felony.
Several reasons why immigrants are deported back to their home country is because..
- They entered the United States illegally
- They simply did not have the right to be here to begin with