4 Answered Questions for the topic Citizenship
Was there any genuine debate in the pre-1860 United States regarding Native American sovereignty?
The United States treated Native American tribes as sovereign states. Relations with various tribes were governed by a series of (often broken) treaties. At the same time, however, general... more
In 1940s/50s how did refugees earn US citizenship?
* Does the country of origin (Poland here) make a difference? * How does a minor's status affect the process? * What were the conditions (having lived in the US for x years, etc?) **at that time**... more
How were the first American citizens granted citizenship?
When the US declared itself independent in 1776, did it simply consider all people (of a certain demographic) already living in the US citizens? Or did these people have to apply to become citizens... more