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Citizenship. By Shakura Robinson . What is a Citizen . A Citizen is a person with certain rights and duties under a government You are a citizen if you were born in the united states or in one of its territories
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CitizenshipBy Shakura Robinson What is a Citizen
  • A Citizen is a person with certain rights and duties under a government
  • You are a citizen if you were born in the united states or in one of its territories
  • As long as one of your parents is a citizen, it does not matter where you were born
  • Duties of citizens
  • Obeying the laws
  • Defending the nation
  • Serving on a jury or as a witness in court
  • Paying taxes
  • Attending school
  • Naturalized Citizens
  • Nationalized citizens have all the rights and duties of citizens by birth except the right to be president or vice president
  • To be nationalized means you have gone through the process of becoming a citizen
  • What is the job of a Citizen
  • The number one job of a citizen is voting in elections.
  • Voting is the best check we have against tyranny in the government and incompetent politicians.
  • If you don’t like some of the idea you can vote on it.
  • The idea on abortion
  • The president don’t keep his pants on vote him out etc.
  • Naturalized citizens
  • They don’t have the some rights as a citizen if you are convicted of trying to over throw the United States government by force their citizenship will be taking away.
  • They can’t be president or vice president
  • What a Citizen can do
  • A citizen have the power to decide what our government will and will not do.
  • We can elect
  • Representatives
  • Members of congress
  • The president etc.
  • Rights of a Citizen
  • As a citizen you have special privileges called rights. The government protects those rights. In our country, you have
  • Freedom of speech
  • The right to vote and to hold elected office
  • The right to practice your own religion
  • The right to have a fair trial
  • The Citizen Role
  • Active participants
  • Contributing to the common good
  • Setting priorities for citizenship
  • Citizens today
  • Today’s citizens struggle to understand their constantly
  • Changing rights
  • Obligations under social services
  • Tax
  • Other regulations.
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