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US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
US History Ch 9.3
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US History Ch 9.3

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  • 1. U.S. History Chapter 9: Citizenship & the Constitution Section 3: Rights & Responsibilities of Citizenship
  • 2. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Anyone born in the United States or its territories is a citizen </li></ul>
  • 3. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Naturalized Citizen —a person born in another country who has been granted citizenship </li></ul>
  • 4. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>People born in a foreign country can become U.S. citizens if one of their parents is a U.S. citizen. </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign born people whose parents are NOT citizens can go through naturalization to become U.S. citizens </li></ul>
  • 5. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Legal immigrants have many of the same rights as citizens with a few exceptions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can not vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can not hold political office </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><ul><li>Can be deported </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Deport —send back to the country of origin </li></ul>
  • 7. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Natural Born vs. Naturalized citizens: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can lose citizenship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can not be President or Vice President </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. What’s wrong with this picture?
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  • 10. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Naturalization —a long process to gain citizenship: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal immigrants 18+ can apply for citizenship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must live in the U.S. for 5 years </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Naturalization: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be able to financially support self </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USCIS oversees process and conducts a hearing </li></ul></ul>United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is a part of the Homeland Security Department
  • 12. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Naturalization: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Law abiding citizen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read, write, and speak English </li></ul></ul>
  • 13. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Naturalization: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic understanding of U.S. history and government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background check </li></ul></ul>
  • 14. Becoming a U.S. Citizen <ul><li>Take oath of allegiance and receive naturalization certificate </li></ul>
  • 15. Duties of Citizens
  • 16. Duties of Citizens <ul><li>Electing leaders </li></ul>
  • 17.  
  • 18. Duties of Citizens <ul><li>Obeying laws </li></ul>
  • 19. How can you try to change a law? <ul><li>Speak with leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Petition leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Elect new leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge in the courts </li></ul>
  • 20. Duties of Citizens <ul><li>Know the law </li></ul><ul><li>Pay taxes </li></ul>
  • 21. Duties of Citizens <ul><li>Defend the nation </li></ul><ul><li>Draft —requirement of military service </li></ul>
  • 22. Duties of Citizens <ul><li>Jury Duty </li></ul>
  • 23. Citizens & Elections <ul><li>Elections form the basis of our representative democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Political Action Committee —groups that collect money to give to candidates that support certain issues </li></ul>
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  • 25. Citizens & Government <ul><li>Interest groups </li></ul><ul><li>Write letters </li></ul><ul><li>Attend public meetings </li></ul>
  • 26. Community Service

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