Study for the U.S. Citizenship Test
A short name for the country with the official name The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Also called the United Kingdom or the U.K.
The 13 original states of the U.S. were colonies of Britain before they declared independence in 1776.
A change or addition, especially to the Constitution.
There are 27 amendments to the Constitution.
how many people live in a place.
Example: The population of Minnesota is about 5 million.
1) an area of land, as in the District of Columbia, where the capital city of Washington is located.
2) an area of a state. Each district has one representative in the House of Representatives.
Example: The Representative from Minnesota's 4th district is Betty McCollum.
a member of the Senate (one of the two parts of the U.S. Congress).
There are 100 Senators.
a member of the House of Representatives (one of two parts of the U.S. Congress). There are 435 Representatives in the House.
More generally, someone who speaks for a group of people.