- WHO IS A CITIZEN?
A citizen is a member of a particular country
WHAT IS CITIZENSHIP?L
This is status of being a citizen of a country. This means being vested with the right to enjoy the rights and carry out the duties of a citizen in a country
WAYS OF ACQUIRING CITIZENSHIP
1.CITIZENSHIP BY BIRTH: A person claims the citizenship of where he/she is being given birth to. Eg if you are born in America, you are an American
2 CITIZENSHIP BY NATURALIZATION::: you can apply to be a citizen of a country after staying there for a stipulated period of time
3.CITIZENSHIP BY DESCENT: This is acquired when one’s parents descend from a particular country
4.CITIZENSHIP BY MARRIAGE: This is acquired by a foreigner married to a member of the country
5. CITIZENSHIP BY CONQUEST: This is citizenship conferred on people whose country has been conquered by another country.
6 HONORARY CITIZENSHIP: This is the citizenship granted some noble people e.g Ambassadors
CLASSWORK: Mention the types of citizenship