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  United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is bicameral, comprising the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Senate elections were tainted by corruption, bribery and gridlock preventing the election of a senator.
The Senate uses roll call votes; a clerk calls out the names of all the senators, each senator stating "aye" or "no" when his or her name is announced.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of United States Senators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Vice President of the United States also serves as President of the Senate and is empowered with the duty of presiding over all proceedings and breaking tie votes.
However, in practice, the Vice President rarely enters the Senate chamber, and the members of the Senate choose a President pro tempore (usually the most senior member of the majority party) to stand in the Vice President's absence.
The agenda of the Senate is determined by the Majority floor leader (leader of the party with a majority of seats), who is assisted by a Majority whip (responsible for "whipping" party members in line).
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 United States @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As new territories were being incorporated, the nation was divided over the issue of states' rights, the role of the federal government, and, by the 1820s, the expansion of slavery, which had been legal in all thirteen of the colonies but was rarer in the north, where it was abolished by 1804.
The Northern states were opposed to the expansion of slavery whereas the Southern states saw the opposition as an attack on their way of life, since their economy was dependent on slave labor.
The economic history of the United States is a story of economic growth that began with marginally successful colonial economies and progressed to the largest industrial economy in the world in the 20th and early 21st century.
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 United States - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The United States is an example of a constitutional republic or as a liberal democracy, with a government composed of and operating through a set of limited powers imposed by its design and enumerated in that design or Constitution of the United States of America.
The United States does not have an official language at federal level; nevertheless, American English is the first and/or only language of the overwhelming majority of the population and serves as the de facto official language: English is the language used for legislation, regulations, executive orders, treaties, federal court rulings, and all other official pronouncements.
Spanish follows English as the second-most spoken language in the United States, primarily due to the influence of recent Latin American immigrants and the fact that almost a fifth of its continental territory was originally part of Mexico, and it is a primary spoken language in some areas of the Southwest.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/List of United States-related topics
List of extinct animals of the United States
List of state highways in the United States
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States
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 United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The United States of America—also referred to as the United States, the USA, the U.S. America, the States, and (poetically) Columbia—is a democratic federal republic of fifty states located primarily in central North America.
However, the structure of the United States was profoundly changed in 1788 when the states replaced the Articles of Confederation with the United States Constitution; often, sources use the date each of the original 13 states adopted the Constitution as the date on that state "entered the Union" (became part of the United States).
The United States does not have an official language at federal level; nevertheless, English is spoken by the vast majority of the population and serves as the de facto language: English is the language used for legislation, regulations, executive orders, treaties, federal court rulings, and all other official pronouncements.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The United States of America
In examining the constitutionality of a state law one is to assume that the state legislature has power to pass all acts whatever, unless they are prohibited by the Constitution of the United States or by the constitution of the state.
It also provides that the citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states; for the return of fugitives from justice and for the admission of new states.
Senator Hayne, of South Carolina, chose to regard this as a manifestation of the Eastern jealousy of the West.
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