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Rights duties and responsibilities of a citizen

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Rights duties and responsibilities of a citizen

  1. 1. Rights Duties And Responsibilities Of A Citizen
  2. 2. Rights • to vote and hold public office • to say what you want in speech or writing • to practice your religion • to a fair trial • to be protected by your government • to privacy in your home and private life
  3. 3. Duties • Obeying the law • Defending your country • Serving on a jury or as a witness • Paying taxes • Attending school
  4. 4. Responsibilities • Common Good – the well being of all members of society • Participating in the political process • Voting • Holding office • Campaigning • Influencing government • Serving your community
  5. 5. Role in Society • Consumer • Friend • Social group • Family • Worker • Citizen
  6. 6. Each role • is apart of your life • has different expectations • is interconnected • is changing • has different levels of participation
  7. 7. Which ones are rights? 1. Vote in all elections 2. Join a political party 3. Pay all of the taxes you owe 4. Perform community service 5. Have privacy in your own home
  8. 8. Which ones are duties? 1. Attend school until to age sixteen 2. Obey the traffic laws 3. Appear as a witness in a trial 4. Stay fit and trim and eat healthy 5. Register for military service
  9. 9. Which ones are responsibilities? 1. Keep up with current events 2. Give a political speech 3. Recycle paper, glass, and plastic 4. Serve as a member of a jury 5. Register to vote
  10. 10. Which ones are responsibilities? 1. Keep up with current events 2. Give a political speech 3. Recycle paper, glass, and plastic 4. Serve as a member of a jury 5. Register to vote

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