Requirement 2: Explain how one becomes a citizen in the United States, and explain the rights, duties, and obligations of U.S. citizenship. Discuss the similarities and differences between the rights, duties, and obligations of U.S. citizens and the citizens of two other countries.
How one becomes a citizen in the United States
Explain the rights, duties, and obligations
Similarities and differences between the rights, duties, and oblications of U.S. citizens and the citizens of two other countries
Requirement 3 a: Pick a current world event. In relation to this current event, discuss with your counselor how a country’s national interest, history, and its relationship with other countries might affect areas such as its security, its economy, its values, and the health of its citizens.
Requirement 4 a: Explain international law and how it differs from national law. Explain the role of international law and how international law can be used as a tool for conflict resolution.
How international law differs from national law
The role of international law
How international law can be used as a tool for conflict resolution
Requirement 4 b: Using resources such as major daily newspapers, the Internet (with your parent’s permission), and news magazines, observe a current issue that involves international trade, foreign exchange, balance of payments, tariffs, and free trade. Explain what you have learned. Include in your discussion an explanation of why countries must cooperate in order for world trade and global competition to thrive.
Requirement 6 b: Describe the roles of the following in the conduct of foreign relations.
3. Bureau of International Information Programs
4. Agency for International Development
5. United States and Foreign Commercial Service