Naturalization, Responsible citizenship, rights, and You!
The Bill of rights
1st Amendment: The freedom of speech and Religion.
2nd Amendment: The right to bear arms.
3rd Amendment: The government cannot force you to house soldiers.
4th Amendment: The police force cannot search your house without a warrant.
5th Amendment: The right to not incriminate yourself.
6th Amendment: The right to a speedy public trial.
7th Amendment: The right to a trial by jury.
8th Amendment: No excessive bails or fines.
9th Amendment: Just because a right isn't here, it doesn't mean the people don't have it.
10th Amendment: The other rights are granted to the state.
First, you must determine if you are eligible for naturalization. To do this, you must have lived in the U.S. for at least 5 years, or 3 if you are married to a U.S. citizen and be at least 18 years of age.
Next, you must file a bunch of paperwork to cover the legal side of joining the U.S, along with an interview. You must also be able to speak and write English. After that, you must take a test of your knowledge of United States history. If you pass, you take an oath, and you are officially a member of the U.S.
- Vote. It is everybody's responsibility to vote. If not, your voice will not be heard, and you will not have a say in presidents or congressman.
- Follow the laws. The laws help people be happy and safe in america.
- Military service. (Optional)
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