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  • Citizenship Paper

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    Theodore Roosevelt’s The Duties of American Citizenship Speech Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States of America. He is noted for his enthusiastic personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement. Before becoming President, he held offices at the city, state, and federal levels. Roosevelt's achievements as a naturalist, explorer, hunter, author, and soldier are as much a part of his fame as any office he held as a politician

  • Citizenship As A Citizen Of A State

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    A broad description of citizenship is to be a citizen of a state. This can entail numerous responsibilities and opportunities. With that in mind, it is easier to think of citizenship not just as something that is owned and held, like a piece of paper, but instead is a responsibility that holds positive consequences if a citizen upholds their end of the deal. Not only is it a responsibility, but it is a type of contract between the individual and the state. By making it a contract it holds those responsibilities

  • Educating For Citizenship And Democracy

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    Educating for citizenship and democracy In general, education has two purpose, one is for individual development, another is for social and nation needs. Development of individuals through education is well known, such as getting a high-paid job, being more intelligent, having a more successful life. But individual and social aims of education are complementary to one another. However, I believe educating for citizenship and democracy is one of the most important aims because education

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Citizenship

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    According to Weber, in the political sense, citizenship indicated “membership in the state.” Each citizen, regardless of his or her category, had certain political rights and privileges. Weber said that the concept of citizenship was unfamiliar in India, the Middle East (the Islamic regions) and China. This is due to the fact that these societies “lacked autonomy because of the ‘water problem’ and had ‘magical barriers’” (Citizenship and Orientalism Lecture, February 9). These barriers existed between

  • How Is Athens Citizenship

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    Athens Citizenship In the beginning of the sixth century BCE the idea of people participating in a role of society started to develop and later evolved into the status of people given by their government; citizenship. With citizenship came the theory of social contract, which stated that if a citizen does their part for their nation their nation shall do theirs. As the theory evolved the Roman republic focused more on how their people interacted with the other citizens and participated in their

  • The Importance Of Citizenship In Antigone

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    was supposed to do as a citizen. The Greeks citizen requirements maybe a little different that citizenship today. Here in America there’s standards, but not requirements. Coming together as a nation “bound not by race or religion, but by the shared values of freedom, liberty, and equality” according to This is saying that America is different. Being a citizen, and having that citizenship, you can believe what you want and be treated like the rest. From, Standards include

  • Thesis On Citizenship Education

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    develop reflective attachments to their nation and a sense of kinship with citizens in all parts of the world (Banks, 1990). Citizenship education is seen as one of the oldest subjects in the school curriculum and it continues to be on the radar screen of contemporary curriculum of the school for the purpose of educating the youth on civic rights and responsibilities. Citizenship education is the type of education that fosters democratic attitudes, skills, and knowledge to engage and work on important

  • Good Journalism and Citizenship

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    The world is a hectic mess today. News is happening all around us, and the only source that acts as a filter between the chaos and ourselves is the media. The media, journalists especially, must hold upon themselves a great responsibility when they are acting as this filtering apparatus between the ordered and unordered. But is that the only thing journalism does: make sense of the news? No, it does much more than that. Good journalism is working, with help from the citizenry, to create an enlightened

  • The Importance Of Citizenship In American History

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    1. How was citizenship historically defined, and how did that definition change over time? As stated in the film The House We Live In: Race—The Power of an Illusion “Whiteness was key to citizenship.”, in the United States. Being white was subjectively understood, it did not necessarily indicate your ancestry. The Court would make decisions about who was considered white or black under the law. Congress had passed an act in 1790 declaring that only "free white" immigrants could become naturalized

  • European Citizenship

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    contributions by scholars to the widely discussed topic of European citizenship. In his article Espen D.H. Olsen argues in contrast to many others, “that the Maastricht Treaty was not year zero in the EU citizenship discourse” (Olsen 2008, p. 40). His study deals with the time before the general discussion over the European citizenship started in the 1970s (cf. ibid, p. 41ff.) The article’s main finding states that European citizenship has been in existence from the European integration’s starting point