The Sustainers: Citizens of the United States presents the history, policy, and law of becoming a Citizen. In 1776 we knew we were no longer subjects of the British Crown -- but then who were we? The word we created was "citizen." In 1776 we used the word citizen for the first time in a public document, the Declaration of Independence.
Chapters include: 1. Seventeen Hundred Levelers with Firearms, 2. Democracy Turns Up in North America, 3. Terms of the Debate, 4. The Citizen in the Original Constitution, 5. Birthright Citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment, 6. The Amendment Applied, 7. Birthright Citizenship and the Civic Minimum, 8. Immigration and the Constitutional Standard, 9, Congressional Power.