Benchmark 2.1 - Define the term "citizen," and identify legal means of becoming a United States citizen.
Terms in this set (9)
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that defines citizenship, grants citizenship to former slaves, and defines voters as males at least 21 years of age
any person not a citizen or national of a country
a legal member of a state and/or country
a person who comes to a country to live permanently
law of blood
the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his or her biological mother
law of soil
the principle that a person's nationality at birth is determined by the territory within which he or she was born
legal permanent resident
someone who is legally and permanently living in the U.S., but not a citizen
the process by which an immigrant becomes a citizen
someone who lives in a place for a minimum period of time
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Benchmark 2.11 - Analyze media and political communications (bias, symbolism, propaganda).
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Benchmark 2.8 Identify America's current political parties, and illustrate their ideas about government.
Benchmark 2.9 - Evaluate candidates for political office by analyzing their qualifications, experience, issue-based platforms, debates, and political ads.