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U.S. Citizenship

Membership of a country or community citizenship
the process of becoming a U.S. citizen naturalization
a legal member of a state or country citizen
What are 3 ways that a person can become a U.S. citizen? By being born in the U.S., if your parents are U.S. citizens, or by naturalization.
What is a task that you should complete? responsiblity
What is a task that you must do? obligation
Is obeying laws an obligation or responsibility? Obligation
Is paying taxes an obligation or responsibility? obligation
Is defending the nation an obligation or responsibility? obligation
Is a selective service an obligation or responsibility? obligation
Is serving on juries an obligation or responsibility? obligation
Is voting an obligation or responsibility? responsibility
Is attending civic meetings an obligation or responsibility? responsibility
Is petitioning government an obligation or responsibility? responsibility
Is running for office an obligation or responsibility? responsibility
What the 4 natural rights? rights that come from being a human, the right to live, liberty, and property
What is liberty? the right to make your own choices, not be a slave, or not be forced to do things
What is a property right? the right to own things and yourself, no to be stolen from
What is the Bill of Rights? The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
What is an amendment? A change or addition to the Constitution.
What does it mean to ratify? to confirm or agree by a majority
What is a majority? significantly more than half of a group
What are the 3 steps in the amendment process? (1) petition (2) proposal (3) ratification
What is the purpose of a petition? To see if there is enough interest
What is required for a proposal in the amendment process? either 2/3 of the majority of Congress (House of Representatives + Senate) or 2/3 of states' votes
What is required for ratification in the amendment process? 3/4 of states must vote in favor
How many total amendments are there today to the U.S. Constitution? 27
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