The Citizen's Almanac

United States of America

This is a recording of a booklet given to new naturalized American citizens, it contains an explanation of fundamental documents, symbols and anthems of the United States. "Today you are a citizen of the United States of America— becoming “a peer of kings” as President Calvin Coolidge once said. This occasion is a defining moment that should not soon be forgotten, for it marks the beginning of a new era in your lifetime as a U.S. citizen. Naturalized citizens are an important part of our great democracy, bringing a wealth of talent, ability, and character to this Nation. Your fellow citizens recognize the sacrifices you have made to reach this milestone and with open arms we welcome you. The United States offers an abundance of freedom and opportunity for all its citizens and we wish you all the best along the way."

Genre(s): Education

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Message From the Director Phil Chenevert
Play 01 Citizenship in America: Rights and Responsibilities of US Citizens Phil Chenevert
Play 02 Patriotic Anthems and Symbols of the United States Phil Chenevert
Play 03 Presendtial and Historical Speeches Phil Chenevert
Play 04 Fundamental Documents of American Democracy Phil Chenevert
Play 05 Landmark Decisions of the US Supreme Court Phil Chenevert
Play 06 Presidential Statements on Citizenship and Immigration Phil Chenevert
Play 07 Prominent Foriegn Born Americans Phil Chenevert