Category Archives: Democracy

Citizenship and Elections

Throughout the history of the United States, we have seen controversies in how elections are run as well as what makes someone a citizen. Before the civil rights movement in America, African Americans were not given the opportunity to be … Continue reading

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Citizenship

Jesus Apodaca has had a terrible life. He worked so hard, got to be valedictorian of his class, got a diploma with honors, got a scholarship to a highly respected school, and then he lost it, all because he was … Continue reading

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Elections and Citizenship

Elections and politics dealing with elections has never been my strong point.  I have never fully grasped the system and why it works the way it does.  Granted, in each state exists a different form of elections and politics dealing … Continue reading

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Citizenship

           Immigration is a subject near to my heart. For one, I grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which has a large immigrant population. Fort Wayne has the largest Burmese immigrant population in the country. It … Continue reading

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Democracy and Citizenship

We have a clear concern between the two readings, and that is without a doubt the issues within and around citizenship. It is important to begin with the firsthand account of Jesus Apodaca in the article. He graduated from high … Continue reading

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Democracy and Citizenship

Citizenship as an aspect of daily life is something many people take for granted.  As an English tutor at Head Start, I have become very familiar with the challenges associated with the status as an immigrant in the United States. … Continue reading

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Thoughts of T.H. Marshall (Civil, Political and Social)

In chapter 4, one of the people that is mentioned is Thomas Humphrey Marshall (T.H. Marshall). The chapter describes an essay that was written by Marshall in the 1950 entitled “Citizenship and the Social Class.” Marshall’s essay focused on analyzing … Continue reading

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