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(examples: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom to live and work where choose,
equal rights, fairness for all people)
all the voters in a community get together to make decisions about what the government should do
President who described the government as "of the people, by the people, and for the people"
John F. Kennedy
President who said "And so, my fellow Americans - ask not what your country can do do for you - ask what you can do for your country"
rights of U.S. citizens
freedom of speech, freedom of religion, right to a fair trial, right to vote
responsibilities of U.S. citizens
getting involved in the government, obeying the laws, respecting the rights of others, going to school, voting
economy in which people are free to start their own businesses and own their own property
benefits of free enterprise
people can start their own business; consumers can choose between many products; consumers can make choices about how they spend their money
things found in nature that people can use
(examples: water, soil, trees, fish, wild animals)
substances found on Earth that are neither animal nor vegetable (examples: gold, copper, aluminum, salt and granite)
fuels that are formed from remains of plants and animals that lived thousands of years ago and are used for energy
parks that are protected by the federal government for the benefit and enjoyment of the people
uses of natural resources
farmers use land to grow crops; wood from trees are used to build houses and make paper; coal, oil and natural gas are used for energy and to heat homes
This region is located along the east coast and is home to two of the nation's largest port cities, Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana
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