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23 terms

SS2 1

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citizen
Person with rights and duties under a government who owes allegiance to a country.
Naturalization
The process of becoming a citizen.
Alien
Citizen of one country who lives in another and can't vote or hold government office.
Representative
Person elected to speak/act in government on behalf of their fellow citizens.
US citizen
Person who by birth or choice owes allegiance to US.
Alien
Citizen of one country who lives in another and can't vote or hold government office.
Socialization
The process of learning the rules of a group/institution that you're in.
President or Vice President
Naturalized citizens cannot be...
Office of Citizen
Determine how long representatives hold office and delegate them the power to make decisions and pass laws.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
USCIS
Immigration and Naturalization Service
INS
Jury of Peers
Group of citizens who decide whether someone is guilty of innocent
Witnesses
People with important information about a case
Common good
Well-being of society
Candidate
Person running for office
Rule of Law
Law is more important than any individual (Protects against tyranny)
Protected by government when working or traveling in other countries
Rights of citizens
Laws
Formal/written rules
Contract
Legal documentation/agreement
Democracy
No individual is above to law (government of laws)
Conscientious objector
Person who refuses to fight in time of war due to moral beliefs
Criminal Trial
Process of proving if accused person committed a crime
5 -16
Age requirement to attend school (varies by state)