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Civics Chapter 1, Section 1 & 2

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civics
the study of the rights and duties of citizens
citizenship
the status of a citizen with rights and duties
E Pluribus Unum
out of many, one
service economy
where the majority of people earn their living by providing a service rather than manufacturing a product
values
general principles or beliefs you use to make judgments
popular sovereignty
government by the consent of the governed
institutions
sets of ideas that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, and functions
naturalization
legal process to obtain citizenship
dual citizenship
someone who enjoys rights in the United States and in another country
immigrants
people who move permanently to a new country
denaturalization
the loss of citizenship through fraud or deception during the naturalization process
expatriation
giving up one's citizenship by leaving one's native country to live in a foreign country
deport
send them back to their own countries
resident alien
a person from a foreign country who has established permanent residence in the United States
nonresident alien
a person from a foreign country who expects to stay in the United States for a short, specified period
refugees
people fleeing their country to escape persecution