Presentation on theme: "Citizenship in the Community"— Presentation transcript:
1 Citizenship in the Community Boy ScoutsCitizenship in the Community
2 Citizenship in the Community What are the requirements for your badge?Scout leader – take over.
3 Citizenship in the Community What is a citizen?An officially recognized member of a state (Country)
4 Citizen (Constitutional Definition) CitizenshipCitizen (Constitutional Definition)“A person born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside”
5 Citizenship Said another way: “one who owes allegiance to the state (country) and is entitled to its protection”
6 Duty"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."---Thomas Jefferson (1816)
7 Rights What is a right? Define it? What rights do you have? List them? Many of our rights are guaranteed in the first ten Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America… Called the…
8 Bill of Rights and hand signs Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Petition, AssemblyRight to bear armsDo not have to house soldiersFree from unlawful search and seizuresDo not have to testify against yourself, No double jeopardy, Due processSpeedy, public jury trialJury Trial for civil causes over $20.00No cruel or unusual punishmentRights reserved to the people.Rights reserved to the states.
9 Freedom & DutiesThose with great freedom have great responsibility/DutyGiving up responsibility is giving up freedom
10 Examples Freedom & Duties Freedom/RightsProtected by lawsHaving rightsRight to votePublic educationResponsibilitiesObey the lawsRespecting the rights of othersBeing an informed voterEarn your education
11 Other Duties Paying taxes Being informed about issues Monitoring political leadersServing as a jurorParticipating in civic groups
12 Other Duties At Home Help out Do things when you are asked Offer to helpDo things before you are askedDo things when you are askedStop the “just a minute”
13 Other Duties In School Be better in all you do. Help others be better in what they do.Be respectful and stop the distractions
14 Other Duties In your community Volunteer Library Salvation Army Service clubsChurchNeighborhood – shovel, rake, mow
15 Remember that you can make a positive difference in your community. Other DutiesRemember that you can make a positive difference in your community.
16 Do the Right Thing 1 Corinthians 13: verses 4-7 4 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but (love) rejoices with the truth. 7 Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
17 Do the Right Thing Knowing what the right thing is: 4 Your name is patient and kind; Your name does not envy or boast; Your name is not arrogant 5 or rude. Your name does not insist on its own way; Your name is not irritable or resentful; 6 Your name does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but (Your name) rejoices with the truth. 7 Your name bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.