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how many people live in a place.

Example:  The population of Minnesota is about 5 million.


The freedom to live as you wish and go where you want.


A change or addition, especially to the Constitution.

There are 27 amendments to the Constitution.


The supreme (or highest) law of the land.  The Constitution sets up the government of the United States and protects the basic rights of the American people.


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.

Revolutionary War

The war that made the United States a free and independent country.  In this war, the United States fought England (Britain) for its freedom.


A paper (or collection of papers) with written or printed information.  They are often official papers. a document

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