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Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
Citizenship In The World
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  • Explain what citizenship in the world means to you and what you think it takes to be a good world citizen.
  • Explain how one becomes a citizen in the United States, and explain the rights, duties, and obligations of U.S. citizenship. Discuss the similarities and differences between the rights, duties, and obligations of U.S. citizens and the citizens of two other countries.
  • Explain how one becomes a citizen in the United States, and explain the rights, duties, and obligations of U.S. citizenship. Discuss the similarities and differences between the rights, duties, and obligations of U.S. citizens and the citizens of two other countries. Rights-votingDuties jury duty
  • b. Select a foreign country and discuss with your counselor how its geography, natural resources, and climate influence its economy and its global partnerships with other countries.
  • a. Explain international law and how it differs from national law. Explain the role of international law and how international law can be used as a tool for conflict resolution. The world is made up of roughly 200 nations. Each has its own laws and ideals.Rarely, states consider international obligations superior to their domestic laws Law[2] is a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions.[3] It shapes politics, economics and society in numerous ways and serves as the foremost social mediator in relations between people. Writing in 350 BC, the Greek philosopher Aristotle declared, "The rule of law is better than the rule of any individual."[
  • a. Explain international law and how it differs from national law. Explain the role of international law and how international law can be used as a tool for conflict resolution. The world is made up of roughly 200 nations. Each has its own laws and ideals.Rarely, states consider international obligations superior to their domestic laws Law[2] is a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions.[3] It shapes politics, economics and society in numerous ways and serves as the foremost social mediator in relations between people. Writing in 350 BC, the Greek philosopher Aristotle declared, "The rule of law is better than the rule of any individual."[
  • Select organizations and describe their role in the world.
  • Select organizations and describe their role in the world.
  • Do the following: a. Discuss the differences between constitutional and non-constitutional governments. b. Name at least five different types of governments currently in power in the world. c. Show on a world map countries that use each of these five different forms of government.
  • Explain how a government is represented abroad and how the United States government is accredited to international organizations. b. Describe the roles of the following in the conduct of foreign relations. 1. Ambassador 2. Consul 3. Bureau of International Information Programs 4. Agency for International Development 5. United States and Foreign Commercial Service
  • Explain how a government is represented abroad and how the United States government is accredited to international organizations. b. Describe the roles of the following in the conduct of foreign relations. 1. Ambassador 2. Consul 3. Bureau of International Information Programs 4. Agency for International Development 5. United States and Foreign Commercial Service Diplomacy is the art and practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of groups or states
  • Explain how a government is represented abroad and how the United States government is accredited to international organizations. b. Describe the roles of the following in the conduct of foreign relations. 1. Ambassador 2. Consul 3. Bureau of International Information Programs 4. Agency for International Development 5. United States and Foreign Commercial Service Diplomacy is the art and practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of groups or states
  • Explain how a government is represented abroad and how the United States government is accredited to international organizations. b. Describe the roles of the following in the conduct of foreign relations. 1. Ambassador 2. Consul 3. Bureau of International Information Programs 4. Agency for International Development 5. United States and Foreign Commercial Service
  • Visit the Web site of a foreign government, OR examine a foreign newspaper available at your local library. Find a news story about a human right realized in the United States that is not recognized in another country
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    • 1. Citizenship in the World<br />Eagle Merit Badge<br />List of Requirements<br />Be active in troop for at least 6 months as a Star Scout. <br />Demonstrate Scout spirit in your life. <br />Earn five more merit badges (3 must be Eagle required). <br />While a Star Scout, do 6 hours in approved service projects. <br />While a Star Scout, hold a position of leadership for six months. <br />Scoutmaster conference. <br />Complete a board of review. <br />
    • 2. How to Become a Citizen in the United States<br />What is Citizenship?<br />How can one become a Citizens<br />By blood<br />By soil<br />Through naturalization, and<br />Naturalization of parents<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 3. United States Citizenship<br />Rights<br />Duties<br />Obligations<br />Discuss the similarities and differences between the rights, duties, and obligations of U.S. citizens and the citizens of two other countries. <br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 4. World Events<br />Pick a World Event<br />How does the following influence a counties…<br />Security<br />Values<br />Health of its citizens<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 5. Locational Influence of a Country<br />Pick a Foreign Country<br />How does the following influence that country……<br />Geography<br />Natural Resources<br />Climate <br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 6. International Law<br />What is International Law?<br />Of, relating to, or involving two or more nations.<br />A set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and nations.<br />What is National Law, and how do the two differ?<br />National law is a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions. It shapes politics, economics and society<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 7. International Law<br />What is the Role of International Law<br />How can International law be used as a tool for conflict resolution?<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 8. United Nations<br />What is the role of the United Nation?<br />To save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and <br />To reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and <br />To establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and <br />To promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom <br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 9. Amnesty International<br />What is the role of Amnesty International?<br />They oppose abuses by opposition groups: hostage taking, torture and killings of prisoners and other deliberate arbitrary killings. <br />They works on behalf of refugees whose circumstances fall within the scope of the organization&apos;s human rights mandate. AI opposes the forcible return of any person to a country where she or he might be expected to become a prisoner of conscience or suffer torture or execution.<br />They oppose the transfers of military, security, or police equipment, technology or training from one country to another where it believes those transfers contribute to human rights abuses covered by the mandate.<br />They do not grade countries according to their record on human rights, instead of attempting comparisons ,it concentrates on trying to end the specific violations of human rights in each case. <br />They recognizing that human rights are indivisible and interdependent, works to promote all the rights enshrined in the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS and other international standards, through human rights education programs and campaigning for ratification of human rights treaties.<br />AI is funded by subscriptions and donations from its membership. No funds are sought or accepted from governments.<br />The works to promote awareness, raise funds and ensure government responsibility in relation to the broader human rights issues which Amnesty International focuses on.<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 10. Constitutional vs. Non-Constitutional Governments<br />What is a Constitutional Governments<br />A Constitutional government is a “state” where the “head of state” and other officials are elected as representatives of the people, and must govern according to existing constitutional law that limits the government’s power over the people<br />Limited Power: Means those government officers (elected officials) are not above the law. They must follow the same rules. If you are an elected official and break the law, you can be impeached or fired!<br />The system of fundamental laws and principles that prescribes the nature, functions, and limits of a government or institution. It is the document recording such a system. <br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 11. Constitutional vs. Non-Constitutional governments<br />What is a Non- Constitutional Government<br />The have no written guiding principal (Constitution) of government.<br />a non- constitutional government means that their are no limits on the powers of the person or group running the government <br />Countries run by communist dictatorships such as Cuba and North Korea are non-constitutional. Also countries run by absolute monarchies (Kings) are non-constitutional. Many middle eastern countries are run by monarchy. <br />They remain in control as long as they want or until they are overthrown by the people.<br />How Do The Two Differ?<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 12. Other Types of Governments<br />Monarchy- Rule by One<br />Republic –Rule by Law<br />Democracy- Rule by Majority<br />Federal<br />Regional or Local<br />Communism<br />Totalitarian State <br />Dictatorship- forced rule<br />Anarchism- an absence of rule<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 13. Governmental Representation<br />How is a government represented abroad<br />The State Department<br />The Olympics<br />Tourists<br />Others….<br />How is the United States accredited to International Organizations?<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 14. Governmental Representation<br />What is the role of…..<br />Ambassador<br />is the highest ranking diplomat who represents their country. <br />Consul<br />Provide help and advice by the diplomatic agents of a country to citizens of that country who are living or traveling overseas.<br />Bureau of International Information Programs<br />Communicates with foreign publics, including opinion makers and youth, about U.S. policy, society, and values.<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 15. Governmental Representation<br />What is the role of…..<br />Agency of International Development<br />has been the principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms<br />United States and Foreign Commercial Services<br />The mission of the USCS is to promote the export of goods and services from the United States, particularly by small- and medium-sized businesses; to represent U.S. business interests internationally; and to help U.S. businesses find qualified international partners.<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 16. Governmental Representation<br />What is a Pass Port?<br />A passport is a document, issued by a national government, which certifies, for the purpose of international travel, the identity and nationality of its holder<br />What is a Visa?<br /><ul><li>A Visa is associated with the request for permission to enter (or exit) a country</li></ul>Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 17. U.S. State Department Web Site<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />
    • 18. Foreign Government Web site<br />Eagle Merit Badge-Citizen in the world<br />

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