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Citizenship

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Constitution
The document that is the basis of many of our rights
alien
a person living in a nation of which he or she is not a citizen
family
The small group in which most of us first learn about citizenship
document
a written record
birth certificate
document that proves we were born at a certain time and place
passport
document used by travelers to prove they are citizens of their nation
naturalized
citizens who are not born in the nation in which they are now citizens
applicant
one who applies or asks for a document
offense
a crime or wrongdoing
society
Word meaning all the people living together in a nation
treason
a crime against our government
military
our armed forces
responsibility
a duty or obligation
law
a rule passed by the government
council
The lawmaking group that runs a town or city
Congress
The lawmaking group that makes laws for the United States
adoption
A legal way of making a child part of a new family
right
A privilege that belongs to a citizen
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