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Citizen Almanac

Title:
Citizen Almanac (Package of 25 copies)
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
027-002-00631-3
Description

Naturalized citizens have played an important role in shaping this country. From Alexander Hamilton to Albert Einstein, foreign-born Americans have contributed to all aspects of society—literature, motion pictures, public service, and athletics, to name just a few. As a citizen of the United States, it is now your turn to add to this great legacy.

All Americans hope the contents of this booklet will serve as a constant reminder of the important rights and responsibilities you now have as a U.S. citizen. By continuing to learn about your new country, its founding ideals, achievements, and history, you will enjoy the fruits of responsible citizenship for years to come.

Table of Contents

Message From the Director v

Citizenship in America: Rights and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizens  1

Rights of a Citizen 3

Responsibilities of a Citizen.  5

Patriotic Anthems and Symbols of the United States  9

The Star-Spangled Banner (1814) 10

America the Beautiful (1893) 13

The New Colossus (1883) 15 I

Hear America Singing (1860) 16

Concord Hymn (1837) 18

Pledge of Allegiance 20

Flag of the United States of America.22

Motto of the United States 23

Great Seal of the United States 24

Presidential and Historical Speeches 27

Farewell Address—George Washington (1796) 28

First Inaugural Address—Abraham Lincoln (1861) 30

Gettysburg Address—Abraham Lincoln (1863) 33

The Four Freedoms—Franklin D. Roosevelt (1941) 35

Inaugural Address—John F. Kennedy (1961) 38

I Have a Dream—Martin Luther King, Jr. (1963) 41

Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate—Ronald Reagan (1987) 43

iv Fundamental Documents of American Democracy 45

The Mayflower Compact (1620) 46

The Declaration of Independence (1776) 48

The Federalist Papers (1787–1788) 55

The Constitution of the United States (1787) 58

The Bill of Rights (1791) 60

Emancipation Proclamation (1863) 61

Landmark Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court  65

Marbury v. Madison (1803) John Marshall—Delivering the Opinion of the Court. . . . . . . . . . . . 66

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) John Marshall Harlan—Delivering the Dissenting Opinion of the Court 69

West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette (1943) Robert Jackson—Delivering the Opinion of the Court71

Brown v. Board of Education (1954) Earl Warren—Delivering the Opinion of the Court 73

Presidential Statements on Citizenship and Immigration 75

Prominent Foreign-Born Americans .85

Acknowledgements  101

Audience

All persons preparing themselves for taking of the Naturalization Test to become United States of America citizens.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$75.00
International Price:
$105.00
Publisher:
Homeland Security Dept., USCIS
Key Phrases:
  • Citizenship
Weight:
10.9375
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
25
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
10/24/2017
Last Status Update:
11/27/2017
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