Study for the U.S. Citizenship Test
a person who is competing to be elected to a government office.
Example: There are two major candidates for President: Barack Obama and John McCain.
a person who goes to live in a colony.
Example: Many colonists came to America for religious freedom.
a country or region that is controlled by a more powerful, and often far away, country.
Example: Virginia was the first British colony in America.
a large formal meeting of people.
Example: The Republican National Convention was held in St. Paul in September, 2008.
at the present time (now), or the most recent.
Example: The current Governor of Minnesota is Tim Pawlenty. (He is Governor now.)