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Article I

Article I

Article I is the first of seven articles of the Constitution, the lodestar of the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series which is designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is greater familiarization with the...

English Bill of Rights

English Bill of Rights

The English Bill of Rights is one of the constitutional influences featured in the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is greater familiarization with the rights and obligations...

Locke and Hobbes

John Locke and Thomas Hobbes

Locke and Hobbes are constitutional influencers in the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is greater familiarization with the rights and obligations of citizenship at the local, state, national, and global...

citizenship

Why Birthright Citizenship Is So Simple

  “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.” This phrase (particularly “subject to the jurisdiction of”) is at the heart of the controversy of birthright citizenship. Unfortunately, for people...

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What is Birthright Citizenship?

  Donald Trump’s newly released immigration proposal is to stop automatically giving citizenship to most people born on U.S. soil. It seems every cycle, jus soli or birthright citizenship, is threatened by the GOP caucus.   Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) In it, the Supreme Court held that African Americans,...