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Civic Virtue. Civic comes from the Latin word “civitas” Think of the word “citizen.” which means “civilized” or living in a city.

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1 Civic Virtue

2 Civic comes from the Latin word “civitas” Think of the word “citizen.” which means “civilized” or living in a city.

3 Virtue comes from the Latin word “virtus” which means being “moral” or “good”.

4 “Civic Virtue” is the behavior of good citizens. So... It includes: Voting Obeying rules and laws Serving on juries Responsibility Can you think of other examples?

5 Civic Virtue involves giving back to your community, and your society some of what they have given you.

6 Ask yourself... What have I been given by my... Family? School? Country?

7 “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy

8 Think carefully...  What can you do for your family? How could you make a difference in the lives of others between now and the end of the year?  What can you do for your school?  For your community?  For your country?


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