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A citizen legistature

Ernest Callenbach

A citizen legistature

by Ernest Callenbach

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Published by Banyan Tree Books, Clear Glass in Berkeley, Calif, Bodega, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Representative government and representation -- United States.,
  • Political participation -- United States.,
  • Democracy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementErnest Callenbach and Michael Phillips.
    ContributionsPhillips, Michael.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1059.U6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination90 p. ;
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21927390M
    ISBN 100960432051
    OCLC/WorldCa11574116

      You were born outside the United States, with no clear path to becoming a U.S. citizen. Jose Del Rio, a Green Bay resident for 19 of his 21 years, knows the feeling.   "Explain what citizenship in the nation means and what it takes to be a good citizen of this country. Discuss the rights, duties, and obligations of a responsible and active American citizen." Citizenship by definition is granted by a nation-state to a person born in it or given the rights by its government after immigrating there.

      Make room for a collection from Claudia Rankine titled "Citizen: An American Lyric." Rankine is Jamaican-born, raised both there and in New York. Her book was a finalist for the National Book . Publications and Reports Find below legislative related publications and reports. For reference assistance, questions about the legislature, legislative process, or other government agencies, please email @, or call

      Simply recognizing how you can improve is the first step to becoming a better, more engaged citizen. Brush up on Government The first step to civic participation is understanding how our government is structured, who your representatives are, and what they do.   Legislative Proposals (potential future) Virginia. OneVirginia launched March Forth, a ten-month campaign to build momentum for a constitutional amendment to end gerrymandering in Virginia before voters in Advocates plan to organize Virginia residents to urge state legislators to enact reform during the legislative session.


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