whatever helps the most people in a community. We work for the common good of the community to keep clean parks, fair laws, and safe neighborhoods.
person who works freely, without pay
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or her country or community
a disagreement or argument about something
a plan that everyone agrees on, meeting in the middle, settling differences
freedoms that are protected by a government's laws
to make an official choice, express a choice or opinion
Constitution of the United States
sets out the laws and principles of the government of the United States.Protects the freedoms of all Americans.
Declaration of Independence
Main author was Thomas Jefferson. This document explained why Americans should be free from British rule.
something a person should do because it is their duty.
to make an official choice
Citizens of the United States have rights such as freedom of speech, right to privacy, freedom of assembly which is the right to gather together, right to own property. Citizens have many rights as long as they obey the laws.
Citizens vote on choosing leaders for their community, state, and national government. Citizens also vote on changing laws. It is important to vote so your opinion will be recognized.