The united states constitution should add a clause

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their community or country other than taxes. The United States Constitution should add a clause requiring citizens aging sixteen through twenty- eight years of age to complete about two years of service for their country. The service can include anything from volunteering work to joining the military. This idea is explained by Larry Sabato, the author of A More Perfect Constitution as the Universal National Service (UNS). Doing service for our country would give citizens a chance to find themselves through a wide variety of different services and it would bring in an investment return for the United States. The UNS would be flexible in the timing people chose to do their service. Some may choose to participate right after high school while others may take a break halfway through college or wait until after. Sabato talks about the UNS “can add maturity and
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experience, bettering preparing some citizens for universal study or careers” which would help students who just graduated high school and are not quite ready for college yet (Sabato 167). It could also be “a lost-and- found” for those who feel like they need to find or develop themselves, which would appeal to volunteers of all ages (Sabato 167). Flexible timing would also be able for the older volunteers and new immigrants who would want to serve their new nation. Sabato uses Lillian Carter joining the Peace Corp as an example of how we could utilize senior citizens who want to work during their retirement (Sabato 173).
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