Civic Heroism!

The Basics: Citizenship

Being a civic hero starts with being a member of a community, also known as a citizen. You may be a citizen of a family, school, town, state, and country! As a member of each of these communities, you have rights and privileges. For example, citizens of the United States have rights and privileges provided to them by the U.S. Constitution and laws passed by the U.S. Congress. 

Let's take a closer look at what it means to be a U.S. citizen. Follow the link and find the list of rights in the table.

Response Question: 

In a complete sentence, explain one of the ways that citizens of the United States can use their rights to help govern their country.

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