Essays on what it means to be American today, touching on topics like democracy, liberty, and justice.
What does it mean to be a citizen? Maybe it means being a part of something bigger than yourself.
President John F. Kennedy said, “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” A country is not just a government, it is people. When citizens help each other, they are doing something for their country.
If you become a citizen, you are joining millions of people who take responsibility for each other. Together, we build roads and bridges, educate our children and so much more. Citizenship means being part of a team.
If you want to explore the idea of citizenship, or if you are working toward becoming a US citizen, check out these books.
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While studying to become a US citizen, the author created this guide to American government and history. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.
Includes sample questions and answers for the US citizenship test. (Note that online resources will have the most current lists of government representatives, such as senators.)