Ch 19: FTCE Social Science: Rights & Responsibilities of US Citizens

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Using this chapter is a great way to get ready for questions on the FTCE Social Science exam. Going through the chapter helps you review rights and responsibilities of US citizens.

FTCE Social Science: Rights & Responsibilities of US Citizens - Chapter Summary

Strengthen your knowledge on the rights of US citizens by going through these interactive lessons. After completing this chapter, you will be well-prepared for any FTCE Social Science test questions on the following topics:

  • Freedom of speech and religion
  • Procedural rights of the accused
  • The right to privacy and the right to bear arms
  • Kinds of citizenship
  • How civil liberties are decided
  • Responsibilities of US citizenship
  • The Fourteenth Amendment

Know what is going to be on the exam by utilizing this chapter, which contains interactive video lessons. We made our lessons so learning and reviewing material can be fun. Thanks to the video tags, you can quickly jump to specific topics in a lesson. Whether it's to refresh your memory on rights of US citizens or to learn new things about civil society, our chapter can help.

9 Lessons in Chapter 19: FTCE Social Science: Rights & Responsibilities of US Citizens
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Freedom of Speech, Press & Assembly: Definition, Importance & Limitations

1. Freedom of Speech, Press & Assembly: Definition, Importance & Limitations

In this lesson, we will learn about the freedom of speech, press and assembly. We will take a closer look at the rationale behind these freedoms and the specific clauses of freedom of speech, press and assembly and what they mean to society today.

What is Freedom of Religion? - Definition, History & Importance

2. What is Freedom of Religion? - Definition, History & Importance

In this lesson, we will learn about the freedom of religion. We will take a closer look at the rationale behind the freedom, the specific clauses of the freedom of religion and what it means to society today.

Law and Order: Procedural Rights of the Accused

3. Law and Order: Procedural Rights of the Accused

In this lesson, we will learn about the procedural rights of the accused. We will look at how these rights are defined and what they mean to our justice system today.

The Right to Privacy: Definition & Examples

4. The Right to Privacy: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about the right of privacy. We will take a closer look at the right, what it includes and what it means to society today.

The Right to Bear Arms: History, Pros & Cons

5. The Right to Bear Arms: History, Pros & Cons

In this lesson, we will learn about the right to bear arms. We will take a closer look at the right to find out what it includes and what it means to society today.

The Courts and a Free Society: Role in Deciding Civil Liberties

6. The Courts and a Free Society: Role in Deciding Civil Liberties

In this lesson, we will learn about the origin of the court's role with civil liberties in the United States. We will take a closer look at what the court's positions entail and the effects on society today.

Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary

7. Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary

In this lesson, we will learn about the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. We will take a closer look at the history behind this clause, what it contains and what it means to society today.

Civil Society and Citizenship

8. Civil Society and Citizenship

Citizenship and civil society are important concepts in the study of political science. In this lesson, you'll learn what citizenship is and what it means for people that hold it. You'll also learn about the important role of civil society in a democracy.

US Citizenship: Process & Responsibilities

9. US Citizenship: Process & Responsibilities

This lesson will delineate the procedure of U.S. naturalization. It will also explain the responsibilities and mandatory duties of citizenship, as well as the Selective Service Act.

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