Citizen You!

Use this section to explore resources about the qualifications of being a citizen in the United States, obligations and responsibilities of citizens and the rule of law. Click on the links to each of the module pages below to explore that module's content.

Defining Citizenship

Let's Learn About Citizenship:

SS.7.C.2.1: Define the term "citizen," and identify legal means of becoming a U.S. citizen.

Citizen Obligations and Responsibilities

Let's Learn About Being An Engaged Citizen:

SS.7.C.2.2: Evaluate the obligations citizens have to obey laws, pay taxes, defend the nation, and service on juries.

SS.7.C.2.3: Experience the responsibilities of citizens at the local, state, or federal levels.

SS.7.C.2.14: Conduct a service project to further the public good.

Rule of Law

Let's Learn About The Rule of Law:

SS.7.C.1.9: Define the rule of law and recognize its influence on the development of the American legal, political, and governmental systems.

Teachers, We Need Your Help! The Governor recently vetoed funding for the Lou Frey Institute, the parent organization for the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship, Civics360 and the Partnership for Civic Learning.
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