Essay on Citizenship to the world

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Citizenship to the world
1 being a honest and positive influence to others. Being a good individual. I takes everything our church teaches to be a good citizen
Derivative Citizenship, Acquired Citizenship, Acquired Citizenship
Free Religion
Free Press
Duties: Vote
Serve on Jury
Obligations: Pay Taxes
Follow Established Laws

-Both Chinese citizens and U.S. citizens have the obligation to receive education. -Both Chinese citizens and U.S. citizens have the duty to get a Visa to travel to other countries. -Both Irish citizens and U.S. citizens have the right to vote. -Both Irish citizens and U.S. citizens have the duty to serve on a jury when called upon


4 A state is ordinarily said to be sovereign - i.e. capable of enforcing its own laws on its own territory, and only on its own territory (for example, American laws do not apply in France, even if the people involved are all American). International law is a relatively recent invention, and concerns agreements between countries in pacts called treaties. International law can enforce standards (such as standardized weights and measures for the purposes of trade) and proscribe conduct according to treaties concerning human rights. With international organizations enforcing these treaties, often ineffectively, but also often with great success, countries whose governments ignore human rights treaties can be dealt with by multi-national alliances, which are perceived as having more legitimacy if a broken human rights treaty can be blamed.

The World Health Organization-providing leadership on matters critical to health and engaging in partnerships where joint action is needed;
The United Nations- is an international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, and achievement of world peace.

5 a Constitutional governments have a written document stating their laws, rights and responsibilities. It must also be limited in power, follow a higher law, and have constitutional stability. Nonconstitutional governments are dictatorships and absolute monarchies. These are hard on the citizens because they don't have many rights. Totalitarian and authoritarian are the two types of nonconstitutional governments. In an authoritarian government, the power to make decisions is in the hands of one person or a small group. Totalitarian government is another form of authoritarian in which the government controls every aspect of society.

B United States- Federal republic, Representative democracy(democratic republic), Canada- Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy, Spain- Parliamentary monarchy, Poland- Republic, Libya- People's Congress, North Korea- Single-party state, Brazil- Democratic federal republic, Niger- Parliamentary democracy.

6 A government is represented abroad by an ambassador or a consul. The United States government is

B Ambassador: a