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U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
U.S. citizen powerpoint
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  • 1. Citizenship in the United States<br />Jessica Lazoen<br />EDU 290<br />9:30- 10:45<br />
  • 2. Objectives<br />What it means to be a United States Citizen<br />Different kinds of Citizenship <br />How people become U.S citizens <br />
  • 3. Citizen…<br />“ A native or naturalized member of state or nation who owes allegiance to its government and is entitles to its protection.”<br />
  • 4. Rights of a U.S. Citizen <br />Voting in federal elections<br />Being able to serve on a jury<br />Travel with U.S. passport<br />Being able to run for federal office<br />Being able to obtain federal grants and scholarships <br />
  • 5. Responsibilities <br />Defending and supporting our constitution<br />Serving our country in the military (when needed)<br />Respecting the laws of the U.S.<br />Respecting individual rights of others<br />Being active in your community<br />
  • 6. Different Kinds of Citizenship<br />Citizenship through Naturalization<br />Citizenship through a parent<br />Dual Citizenship <br />
  • 7. Citizenship through Naturalization<br />Granted to someone who is…<br />A permanent resident<br />Green card holder<br /><ul><li>Citizenship is given to someone who was not naturally born here in the United States</li></li></ul><li>Citizenship through a parent<br />Born outside of U.S.<br />At least one parent is a U.S. citizen<br />Vacation example<br />
  • 8. Dual Citizenship<br />Obtains citizenship in more then one country<br />Citizens in the United States and another country<br />Grandpa example<br />
  • 9. How to become a U.S. citizen <br />Requirements<br />Steps<br />
  • 10. Requirements <br />18 years or older<br />Lived here legally for 5 years<br />Understand English writing, reading, and speaking<br />Basics of history, government and Constitution <br />
  • 11. Steps you have to take…<br />4 basic steps<br />Have to fulfill all citizen requirements before you start the steps <br />
  • 12. Step #1<br />Complete Application<br />Includes detailed information <br />About family<br />Employment <br />Criminal background<br />Etc. <br />
  • 13. Step #2 <br />Photographed<br />Fingerprinted <br />
  • 14. Step #3<br />Interviewed<br />Test about knowledge of English Language and civics<br />(reading, writing, language, history, and constitution) <br />
  • 15. Step #4<br />Go to court<br />Take oath of allegiance to the United States<br />All steps complete= United States Citizen <br />
  • 16. Citations<br />Random House. (1999). Random house webster’s college dictionary. New York, Toronto,<br />London, Sydney, Auckland: Random House Reference and Information Publishing Group.<br />U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (2009). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved February 12, 2011, from http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=a2ec6811264a3210VgnVCM100000b92ca60aRCRD&amp;vgnextchannel=a2ec6811264a3210VgnVCM100000b92ca60aRCRD<br />U.S. Department of State. (2010). US State Department Services Dual Nationality. Retrieved February 12, 2011, from http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1753.html<br />U.S. Immigration Support. (2010). Citizenship. Retrieved February 12, 2011, from http://www.usimmigrationsupport.org/citizenship.html<br />Hall, Frances. (2011). What Does it Mean to Be an American Citizen? Retrieved February 12, 2011, from http://www.ehow.com/way_5409871_mean-american-citizen.html<br />Ben’s Guide. (2008). Becoming a U.S. Citizen. Retrieved February 12, 2011, from http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/citizenship/citizenship.html<br /> <br />
  • 17. Citations Page 2<br />U.S. Citizenship Test Guide. (2010). U.S. Citizenship Apply Guide. Retrieved February 12, 2011, from http://uscitizenshiptestguide.com/text/apply.html<br />American Flag Image found at http://www.flickr.com/photos/38301474@N05/3525766387/sizes/z/<br />

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