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Student Review Reading for SS.7.C.2.1
Define the term “citizen,” and identify legal means of becoming a U.S. citizen.
Example One (Low Complexity)
Which is a requirement for a person to become a naturalized U.S. citizen?
A. passing a U.S. history and government exam
B. working in the U.S. for at least five years
C. being born to American parents
D. serving in the U.S. military
Example Two (Moderate Complexity)
The diagram below shows some general eligibility requirements.
Which statement completes the diagram?
A. joining a military service
B. obtaining a driver's license
C. becoming a naturalized citizen
D. receiving a social security card
Example Three (High Complexity)
The table below describes permanent resident status.
Based on the table, what could be predicted about the impact of permanent residents on government?
A. The number of person seeking citizenship by law of soil would decline.
B. The number of persons seeking citizenship by law of blood would increase.
C. The number of persons seeking naturalization would be affected by elections for Congress.
D. The number of persons seeking naturalization would be affected by elections for governor.
C.2.1 - Vocabulary