Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens

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					Rights
and
Responsibilities
of
Citizens
RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF
    EXPRESSION
       Speech

       Press

      Assembly

       Petition
               SPEECH
 The right to talk about your beliefs,
 ideas, or feelings
               PRESS
 The right to read and write whatever
 you wish
            ASSEMBLY
 The right to meet with others to discuss
 your beliefs, ideas, or feelings
             PETITION
 The right to ask your government to
 correct things that you think are wrong
 or to do things you believe are needed
     RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF
           RELIGION
 The right to hold any religious belief you
 choose or to have no religious belief at all




  Congress may not set up an official
   religion for our country or favor any one
   religion over others.
     RIGHT TO EQUAL
  PROTECTION OF THE LAW
 Prohibits laws that unreasonably and
 unfairly favor some groups over others
   RIGHT TO DUE PROCESS
 The right to be treated fairly by your
 government
         RIGHT TO VOTE
 The right to vote if you are a citizen of
 the United States and are 18 years of
 age or older
Choose one of the following rights:
A.   Freedom of expression
B.   Freedom of religion
C.   Freedom to equal protection of the law
D.   Freedom to due process
E.   Freedom to vote



 Explain what the right is in your own words.
 Illustrate that right.
 Write a caption for your picture.
 The End
Good Luck!
      Source: We The People
 The Citizen and The Constitution

Publisher: Center for Civic Education

     Created by: Harvey Dunn
 Elementary School 4th Grade Staff

				
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