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  U.S. state
The Constitution is silent on the issue of the secession of a state from the United States.
Only two states have state capitals named for the state (however, such name-sharing occurs commonly with states and provinces in some other countries, where the state or province actually often takes its name from a capital city): Oklahoma, with capital Oklahoma City, and Indiana, with capital Indianapolis (which means Indiana City).
States may be grouped in regions; there are endless variations and possible groupings, as most states are not defined by obvious geographic or cultural borders.
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 Brujula.Net - Your Latin Stating Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The United States Constitution allocates power between the two levels of government in general terms; the general idea is that by ratifying the Constitution, each state has transferred certain aspects of its sovereign powers to the federal government while retaining the remainder for itself.
The states are guaranteed military and civil defense by the federal government, which is also obligated to ensure that the government of each state remains a republic.
The Constitution is silent on the issue of the secession of a state from the union.
www.brujula.net /english/wiki/U.S._state.html   (935 words)

 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The United States may be regarded as 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, 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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 Lesson Plans - Defining Regions of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
They will consider how their own region is defined and will conclude by writing essays explaining how the creation of regions can help us to organize and understand the country's geography and can also contribute to stereotypes.
Give students blank outline maps of the United States, and ask them to label the regions they have listed, using their best judgment as to the regional boundaries.
Discuss their lists as a class, and ask students whether they think these regional definitions are accurate or if they represent stereotypes that are not necessarily correct.
www.nationalgeographic.com /xpeditions/lessons/04/g912/usregions.html   (510 words)

 List of regions of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties.
Defunct, extinct or archaic regions are described in historic regions of the United States.
Regional divisions used by the United States Census Bureau
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_regions_of_the_United_States   (511 words)

 Regions of the United States
There are thirty-six shorebird planning regions and bird consevations regions in the country.
The country is in the nearctic zoographic region.
The population of the country is divided into 4 regions with the South being the larget.
www.geocities.com /pegmihedu/Regions.html   (824 words)

 The Ultimate United States Census Bureau - American History Information Guide and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce.
Its mission is defined in the Constitution of the United States, which directs that the population be enumerated at least once every ten years (through the U.S. Census), and the number of Representatives in Congress determined accordingly.
These regions are groupings of states that subdivide the United States for the presentation of data.
www.historymania.com /american_history/United_States_Census_Bureau   (336 words)

 Midwest United States - Uncyclopedia
The Midwest United States region was decided by a round of horseshoes gone wrong and named by default.
The New England states (later called the Northeastern states due to vicious litigation by compass manufacturers, claiming right to the acronym "NE"), the West states, and the Southern states.
This was met with even more resistance, as the existing Northeastern states claimed seniority, as well as a strong dislike of having the savages in those states being associated with the term "East".
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Midwest_United_States   (413 words)

 OPB NTTI: Reasons for Regions
States brought back food from another area, and experienced salt water and earthquakes.) Explain that each state had a new experience because it moved to a different region.
Instruct students to locate each state, write the name of the state and color code the regions of the United States so that each state in a particular region is the same color.
List foods the students had for lunch and try to determine in which region of the United States that food was grown or processed.
www.opb.org /education/ntti/2003/regions/index.html   (1988 words)

 Midwestern United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Midwestern United States (or Midwest) refers to the north-central states of the United States of America.
More geographically-oriented regional terms for these locations are the East North Central States (essentially the Great Lakes States); and the West North Central States (essentially the Great Plains States), as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
The metropolis-strewn Great Lakes region tends to be the most liberal area of the Midwest, and liberal presence diminishes gradually as you move south and west from that region into the less-populated rural areas.
www.tocatch.info /en/Midwest.htm   (4554 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:North America:United States:New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
To be listed at state level an entity must have at least one location in two or more regions contained within the state.
New York, the Empire State, is located in the Northeastern United States; in 1788 it became the 11th of the original 13 states to ratify the Constitution.
Counties are a unit of regional government smaller than the state but larger than towns, cities, and villages.
dmoz.org /Regional/North_America/United_States/New_York/desc.html   (2520 words)

 U.S. Regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The job description said that teams of people were needed to develop travel brochures for the five regions of the United States.
Choose a region of the United States where you would prefer to be placed.
In paragraph form, describe any special skills, travel experiences, or knowledge, you may have which would help you do a better job for the team for which you are applying.
www.up140.jacksn.k12.il.us /Fuller/usreg.htm   (167 words)

 Lesson Plans - Spatial Organization: Identification of Functional Regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Functional regions are organized around a node, or focal point, with the surrounding areas linked to that node through systems, associations, and activities.
Start by sharing with the class a definition of "region." A region is an area with one or more characteristics or features in common, which give it a measure of homogeneity and make it different from surrounding areas.
Assign pairs of students to collect data for a linkage-and-flow map depicting a region in which they, their families and friends, and other people of their local area operate.
www.nationalgeographic.com /xpeditions/lessons/05/g68/regions.html   (961 words)

 Midwestern United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In everyday speech the region is almost universally referred to as the Midwest, despite its generality.
In some upper midwestern states, such as Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan the story is quite different.
Minnesota was actually the only state among the 50 states (along with Washington, D.C.) of the U.S. to vote for Walter Mondale over Ronald Reagan in 1984 (Minnesota is Mondale's home state).
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Midwest   (4095 words)

 Belt regions of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The belt regions of the United States originally referred to the growing regions of various crops, but usage has expanded to other climatic, economic and cultural concentrations.
Black Belt, a region of fertile farmlands in the Southeast now known as a region of persistent poverty with a high ratio of African-American residents.
Frost Belt, a region of cold weather in the northeastern and north-central United States
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Belt_regions_of_the_United_States   (420 words)

 Lists of informal regions - Wikipedia Mirror   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This is a list of lists of "unofficial" (i.e.
List of regions of the United States and historic regions of the United States
Traditional districts of Norway and Regions of Norway
wiki-mirror.be /index.php/Lists_of_unofficial_regions_by_country   (73 words)

 TITLE: Touring the Regions of the United States
Instead, I have found that kids really enjoy studying a different region of the United States when it is put into the correct context.
I would recommend having some knowledge of the regions and choosing the specific areas of information that you would like to have all of your students collect during their projects (i.e., landforms, climates, economies, natural resources, populations, etc.).
Since this project is designed to help students find out more about the regions of the United States, they are not required to have any prior social studies knowledge in order to be successful.
www.remc11.k12.mi.us /bstpract/bpII/Lessons/99002/99002.html   (3516 words)

 Regions of the United States - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Regions of the United States - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Geographers divide the United States into a number of regions that share common features.
These regions are defined by similar natural features, such...
encarta.msn.com /refedlist_210000124/browse.html   (35 words)

 Technology Rich Lesson Plans - 5th grade
Students locate the absolute location of state capital and place a coordinates marker with their name on the US map to stake their claim on their state.
Using the writing process, students create a paragraph describing the relative location of their state and present their information to the class.
Students were able to correctly answer 7 out of 10 sort and find questions on their worksheet using the database they created.
www.carteretcountyschools.org /staffdev/trlp/fifthgrPDavis.htm   (569 words)

 Four Corners (United States) Summary
"solution" offered by the United States government is to zone the land into uranium mining and milling districts so as to forbid human habitation.
The Four Corners is a region in the western United States located near the common border of four states: in clockwise order from the northwest, these are Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.
Because the Four Corners is part of a high plateau, it is often a center for weather systems, which stabilize on the plateau, then proceed eastward toward the central and mountain states.
www.bookrags.com /Four_Corners_(United_States)   (923 words)

 Hunt for The US Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The White House, New York, Hollywood, JFK, Julia Roberts, the Rolling Stones are the places and names that easily come to mind when an overseas person is asked to think of the United States of America.
You’ll take a tour to the US geographical profile, the 50 states, regions, and even the Belts.
Choose the state of your choice and describe it in terms of key facts, geographic landmarks.
www.kn.sbc.com /wired/fil/pages/hunttheusger.html   (261 words)

 USGS Earthquake Hazards Program » Latest Earthquakes in the World - Past 7 days
Maps show events recorded in the last 7 days with M2.5+ within the United States and adjacent areas, M4.0+ in the rest of the world.
They should not be considered to be complete lists of all events M2.5+ in the US and adjacent areas and especially should not be considered to be complete lists of all events M4.0+ in the world.
The World Data Center for Seismology, Denver (a part of the USGS National Earthquake Information Center) continues to receive data from observatories throughout the world for several months after the events occurred, and using those data, adds new events and revises existing events in later publications.
wwwneic.cr.usgs.gov /neis/current/usa.html   (280 words)

 United States Theme Unit - 50 States: Maps, Printables, and Worksheets
A different state will be printed on each page.
Given the abbreviation of a state, write the state name (includes word bank)
Given the largest city in a state, write the state name (includes word bank)
www.edhelper.com /geography/Fifty_States.htm   (226 words)

 Regions of the United States Web Quest
Each region of the United States has its own special features and is unique in its own way.
As you travel from region to region you will work in groups to collect information that will help you to make a an informative presentation for your class.
After each team completes and shares their brochures, you will have traveled to and learned lots of new and interesting facts about the five regions of the United States.
www.allenschool.org /regionwebquest.htm   (338 words)

 The 14 Regions of the United States
Texas is a huge state located where the South, the West and Mexico.
REGIONS: Virginia and the Carolinas (coastal South Carolina)
CASE STUDY: Hill City, KS Hill City is near the 20 inch rainfall line, also called the ________ waterline (from an earlier unit).
www.zanesville.ohiou.edu /geography/canadaus/study.htm   (3714 words)

 UNDP Regions | Arab States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The substantial remittances that expatriates send to Syria cannot close the gap created by their departure...
UNDP is on the ground in 17 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (or the Arab States region as it is referred to in UNDP), helping them build their own solutions to urgent development challenges.
As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of regional and global partners.
www.undp.org /regions/arabstates   (197 words)

 U.S. Trustee Program/Dept. of Justice
List of Credit Counseling Agencies Approved Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 111
The List of Credit Counseling Agencies Approved Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 111 Page has moved.
If you are not redirected within five seconds, please click here.
www.usdoj.gov /ust/bapcpa/ccde/cc_approved.htm   (63 words)

 U.S. Trustee Program/Dept. of Justice
The United States Trustee Program is the component of the Department of Justice responsible for overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private trustees under 28 U.S.C. § 586 and 11 U.S.C. § 101, et seq.
It consists of an Executive Office for U.S. Trustees (EOUST) in Washington, DC; 21 regional U.S. Trustees; and 95 field offices.
Effective July 5, 2006, credit counseling agencies and debtor education providers applying for approval by the United States Trustee Program must follow new instructions and use the new application and appendices available on the Credit Counseling & Debtor Education page.
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