Name ___________________________________ Date___________________ Class Period __________
Directions: Read page 16 in the Civics Today book to complete the following flowchart.
How Do I Become A Citizen?
I can be born on American soil or I can complete the naturalization process.
Sign the _______________________________________________________
How many years do you have to wait before moving to step two?
__________________ OR__________________ IF________________________
Step 2 _______________________________ and ______________________________
What topics are covered on the exam? _______________________________
Step 3 The ________________________ of Allegiance
The person will attend a ________________ and pledge an oath of allegiance. Usually
this is held on the Fourth of July.
If a person has children under age 18, do they become naturalized citizens too?_____
Directions: Read page 17 in the Civics Today book and answer the following questions.
What are the three ways you can lose citizenship?
Explain each word:
Directions: Define the following words using the glossary of your textbook.
2. Public policy
5. Direct democracy
6. Representative democracy
9. Majority rule
Option 1: Interview an American who became a citizen through the naturalization process. Write a one page paper in
which you answer these questions: What reasons brought him/her to the United States? Why sis he/she want to
become an American citizen?
Option 2: Create a poster that illustrates the steps of the naturalization process.