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By Law or Birth


By Law or Birth
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.47

     challenging words:    felony, commit, citizenship, citizen, constitution, government, prove, foreign, become, support, application, history, process, moral, character, country
     content words:    United States

By Law or Birth
By Jody Williams

1     How does someone become an American citizen? There are only two ways. If a person was born in the United States, then she is an American citizen. If not, then she becomes a citizen by law. Naturalization is the process that a person goes through to become a citizen of a foreign country. To become an American citizen a person must be eighteen years old and have lived in the country for at least five years. A person can become a citizen by marrying an American citizen and living in the U.S. An application for citizenship needs to be completed. A person must live in the U.S. at .....
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United States
             United States

    American Government  
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
    Children in History  
    Government Careers  
    Hispanic Heritage  
    How Can I Help?  
    National Parks and Monuments  
    Native Americans  
    Presidents of the United States  
    Women's History  

United States History
    A Nation Divided
    A New Nation
    After the Civil War
    American Revolution  
    Cold War
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
    Lewis and Clark
    Pearl Harbor  
    Spanish American War (1898)  
    The 1890's  
    The 1900's  
    The 1910's  
    The 1920's  
    The 1930's  
    The 1940's  
    The 1950's  
    The 1960's  
    The 1970's  
    The 1980's  
    The 1990's  
    The 2000's  
    The Civil War
    The Great Depression
    The United States Grows
    The War of 1812  
    Wild, Wild West  
    World War I
    World War II  

50 States

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