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Greek citizenship

  1. 1. Difference s between Citizen & Subject<br />Using page 122 -123 in your textbook list therights and responsibilities of a subject and of a citizen!<br />
  2. 2. Subject<br />No rights they must listen to priests and kings<br />No say in government<br />They must obey all laws<br />They may not defend themselves in court<br />
  3. 3. Citizens of Greece – Who was a citizen? <br />Greeks were the first to have citizens<br />They were members of a political community and treated each other as equals<br />Does this mean that everyone in the community was equal??<br />NO NONONONONONONONONONO!! Only free native born men who owned land were citizens<br />What about women and children??<br />Women and children could be citizens but had no rights<br />
  4. 4. Citizens of Greece – Who was a citizen?<br />What about slaves & people not born in your polis?<br />They were not allowed to be citizens<br />What if you didn’t own land?<br />Some polis’ did away with this rule of owning land, as long as you were a free native born male you could be a citizen!<br />
  5. 5. Citizens of Greece – Rights !<br />Choose/Suggest laws<br />Pass laws<br />Right to vote<br />Hold office<br />Own property<br />Defend themselves in court<br />
  6. 6. Citizens of Greece - Responsibilities<br />In return for their citizenship status all citizens MUST:<br />Serve in the government<br />Fight for their polis<br />I’m not supposed to be in this outfit… WHY?? Unless I’m Athena and I’m not!<br />
  7. 7. What would you rather be?A citizen or a subject?<br />Vs.<br />WHY??<br />
  8. 8. Rights of a citizen<br /><ul><li>Nominating candidates to run for public office
  9. 9. Voting for candidates who are nominated
  10. 10. Holding public office at the local, state or national level
  11. 11. Directing or organizing community affairs
  12. 12. Have a federal government job
  13. 13. Petition for loved ones to come to America
  14. 14. Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion
  15. 15. Right to own a gun
  16. 16. Right to marry whomever you want
  17. 17. Right to a speedy trial
  18. 18. Right to not have to talk about yourself
  19. 19. Not to house soldier if you don’t want
  20. 20. ETC.</li></ul>List at least 5<br />
  21. 21. Responsibilities of a Citizen<br />Jury Duty<br />Serve in the Army<br />Vote<br />Obey Laws<br />Pay Taxes<br />Volunteer in your community<br />
  22. 22. United States V. Ancient Greece<br />We know that many of our ideas that deal with the government came from the Ancient Greeks. But just how many of them did! Let’s investigate!<br />Brainstorm about the United States and your rights and responsibilities.<br />