Buckeye Beat: Citizenship Day

This weekend we celebrate citizenship day on September 17th. On this day in 1787 the leaders of our country signed the U.S. Constitution that formed our government and outlines our rights as citizens.

If you aren't born a us citizen you can apply to become one. This process is called naturalization.

In this week's buckeye beat, we're going to see some of America’s newest citizens who finished the naturalization process this summer - in Cleveland.

Alt line: September is library card month - a fun time to check out what events your local library has in store. It's also an important month for being an American.  This weekend we celebrate citizenship on September 17th. On this day in 1787 the leaders of our country signed the U.S. Constitution that formed our government and outlines our rights as citizens.

If you aren't born a us citizen you can apply to be one. This process is called naturalization. In this week's buckeye beat we're going to see some of America’s newest citizens who finished the naturalization process this summer in Cleveland.

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Instructional Links


Website Article: Congress for Kids, What Does It Take to Become a U.S. Citizen?

Video: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Becoming a U.S. Citizen: An Overview of the Naturalization Process | Includes video on the interview process & taking the test

Interactive Online Website: Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Preparing for the Oath, U. S. History and Civics for Citizenship  | Study for the citizenship test & take practice quizzes.

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