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Random Fact of the Day On average, women utter approximately 7,000 words a day; men manage just over 2,000 On average, women utter approximately 7,000 words a day; men manage just over 2,000
Chapter 1, Section 2 Who Are America’s Citizens? (14-19)
Main Idea: Main Idea: A person not born in the U.S. can become a citizen through the naturalization process. Some residents of the U.S. are not citizens.
I. Who are America’s Citizens? (14-16) A. The Constitution establishes two ways to become an American citizen: A. The Constitution establishes two ways to become an American citizen: 1. Birth 2. Naturalization- legal process to become citizen
B. Automatically a U.S citizen if: 1. Born in a state or D.C. 2. Born in American territory (Puerto Rico, Guam)
3. Born on U.S military base overseas. 4. If both or one parent is a citizen and has lived in the U.S. 5. Child born on U.S soil (except children of diplomats).
C. A child born abroad to American parents may hold dual citizenship. D. Alien- Non-citizens…..may become naturalized E. Immigrants- people who move permanently to a new country ***More than half a million gain U.S citizenship annually*** POPULATION CHART POPULATION CHART
F. Americans keep their citizenship for life, unless they choose to give it up. II. Aliens in America (16-17) A. U.S restricts the number of immigrants that enter the country. *** Highest priority goes to people that have skills and money to contribute to our economy.*** B. Many aliens live here illegally. Most come looking for a better life. Laws forbid hiring illegal aliens.
C. Deport- Send them back to their own country ***Legal aliens live like most Americans. Hold jobs, pay taxes, but do not have full political rights (can’t vote, run for office etc…)***
Mini Quiz!!! CCR- “Fortunate Son” 1. Name the two U.S territories where you automatically become a U.S. citizen if you are born there… 2. When you hold citizenship in not one, but two countries, what is that called? 3. How long does an American keep their citizenship? Can you give it up? 4. Name the two ways you can become an American citizen…