A Handbook for Citizenship / Edition 2

A Handbook for Citizenship / Edition 2

by Margaret Seely
     
 

Designed for oral use, this text teaches the information needed to answer oral U.S. citizenship exam questions. Line maps and facsimile copies of naturalization petition forms add useful realia.

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Overview

Designed for oral use, this text teaches the information needed to answer oral U.S. citizenship exam questions. Line maps and facsimile copies of naturalization petition forms add useful realia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133728064
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Publication date:
03/24/1995
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

NATURALIZATION

Filing for Naturalization

Rights and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship

Naturalization Petition Forms

EARLY U.S. HISTORY

Christopher Columbus

The First English Settlements

Thanksgiving

The Growth of the Colonies and Trouble with England

The Revolutionary War

The Declaration of Independence

The First U.S. Government (1781-1787)

The Writing of the Constitution

The U.S. Flag and the Pledge of Allegiance

George Washington

The National Anthem

Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War

U.S. GOVERNMENT

The Constitution: Our Highest Law and Plan of Government

The Bill of Rights

The Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

The Federal Government: A Republic

Other Governments: Dictatorships

Washington, D.C.: The Capital of the United States

Legislative Branch

The Powers of Congress

Executive Branch

The Cabinet

Judicial Branch

U.S. Government: The Three Branches (Chart)

U.S. Government Officers (Chart)

Jury Trial Diagram

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

State History and Government

County Government

City Government

State and Local Government: The Three Branches (Chart)

State and Local Government Officers (Chart)

APPENDICES

The 50 States

California State History and Government

Map of California Counties

Alamedia County Government

City of Oakland Government

Answer Key

PRACTICE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

CASSETTE TAPE/TAPESCRIPT

How to Use the Tape and Tapescript

Tapescript:

Part 1) Questions About Information on the United States Naturalization Petition Forms

Part 2) Questions About United States History and Government

Part 3) The Most Commonly Asked Questions

WRITING PRACTICE FOR THE NATURALIZATION EXAM

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