What is Responsible Citizenship?
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight."
Now it is time to learn the difference between responsible citizenship and poor citizenship. One of the activities in this section - What's Wrong With This Picture - compares what four people say about responsible citizenship to what they actually do. This activity will help you decide for yourself how much commitment is necessary to be a responsible citizen.
This section challenges you to determine for yourself how to act in order to be a responsible citizen. You will develop standards for your own behavior through these activities. You will have the opportunity to conduct a search for the ideal citizen. At the end of this section, you will have a chance to describe what responsible citizenship means to you.
See how well you do with the Word Play.