Five Political Principles

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The five political principles that have shaped the United States government are known as Consent of the Governed, Limited Government, Rule of Law, Democracy, and Representative Government.The first political principle is called Consent of the Governed. Consent of the Governed means that the people run the government, so the people are allowed to kick someone out of office if they have enough votes, and if they believe the person is doing a bad job.The second principle is Limited Government. For example, the government is only allowed to do the things the people have given it the power to do. Rule of Law is the third political principle that has shaped our government. Rule of Law means that the nations laws are applied to everybody, and…show more content…
The two ways a person can become a citizen is by birth or naturalization. The three steps for naturalization are application, examination, and final hearing. The first step, application, is when you submit an application to the U.S. Citizenship and immigration services (USCIS). The next step, examination, is when your examined to see if your the age eighteen or older, your a legal resident for at least five years in the country, or in state for at least three months. If you haven 't been convinced of certain crimes, if your loyal to the principles of the U.S. Constitution, you 're able to read, write, and speak English, and if you have the knowledge of the history and form of government of to United States. The last step of naturalization, final hearing, is when the USCIS responds to your application, you 're asked by a judge to take an oath of loyalty to the United States, and you receive a certificate of citizenship.

The five duties of a citizen are attending school, paying taxes, serving in Armed Forces, and appearing in court. The five responsibilities of a citizen are Voting, Being informed, Taking part in your Government, Helping your community, and respecting and protecting others ' rights.The difference between a duty and a responsibility, is that a duty is a requirement (MUST), and a responsibility is somethings you SHOULD
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