YR 8 HASS
Civics & Citizenship
Civics: Is the study of the rights and obligations of citizens in society Citizenship: The position or status of being a citizen of a particular country An allegiance of person to a state, each state determines the conditions under which it will recognize persons as its citizens, and the conditions under which that status will be withdrawn. Write down the definitions...
what IS civics and citizenship?
What is freedom? What does it look like?
Issued in June 1215 Was the first document to put into writing the principle that the king and his government was not above the law. Set in motion big changes to the justice system and human rights This document guaranteed Barons these rights: No new taxes unless a common counsel agrees All free men have the right to justice and a fair trial with a jury The Monarch doesn’t have absolute power. The Law is above all men and applies to everyone equally All free citizens can own and inherit property Widows who own property don’t have to remarry.
The Magna Carta
What did the magna carta do? What rules did the king enforce?
What are the five types of freedoms? (Research and find out!)
Freedom of assembly - (a peaceful protest) Freedom of speech - (you have the right to speak your mind) Freedom of movement (you can travel where ever you like) The Freedom to associate (you can socialise in groups or clubs) Freedom to be religious (You can go to church, or not!) Write these down!
The 5 types of freedoms
What is the definition of CIVICs?
What is the definition of CITIZENSHIP?
What are the five types of freedoms?
Draw a mind map (5 freedom areas) 2. Brainstorm how you use these freedoms in your every day life.
Drawing contest: Draw a giraffe trying to roller-skate