Study for the U.S. Citizenship Test
at the present time (now), or the most recent.
Example: The current Governor of Minnesota is Tim Pawlenty. (He is Governor now.)
how many people live in a place.
Example: The population of Minnesota is about 5 million.
a period of time.
In government, a term is how long an elected official keeps his or her job before the next election.
Example: The President is elected to a 4-year term. Each President can only serve two terms.
to discuss (talk about) a subject in a formal way; to argue about something by giving different opinions about it.
Example: The presidential candidates will debate their plans for improving the economy.
a large formal meeting of people.
Example: The Republican National Convention was held in St. Paul in September, 2008.
a person who goes to live in a colony.
Example: Many colonists came to America for religious freedom.
to accept or choose.
Example: The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776.