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The United States of America (also called the United States , the States , the U.S. , the USA , and America ) is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district . The country is situated mostly in central North America , where its forty-eight contiguous

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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States , consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives . The Congress meets in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Both senators and representatives are chosen through

United States Capitol print that page


The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the United States Congress , the legislature of the federal government of the United States . Located in Washington, D.C. , it sits atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall . Though it has never been the geographic center

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The United States Census is a decennial census mandated by the United States Constitution . [ 1 ] The population is enumerated every 10 years and the results are used to allocate Congressional seats ( congressional apportionment ), electoral votes , and government program funding. [

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Nicaragua v. United States print that page

The Court found in its verdict that the United States was "in breach of its obligations under customary international law not to use force against another State", "not to intervene in its affairs", "not to violate its sovereignty", "not to interrupt peaceful maritime commerce", and "in breach

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United States Constitution print that page


The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America . It is the framework for the organization of the United States government and for the relationship of the federal government with the states , citizens, and all people within the United States .

Militia (United States) print that page


The role of militia , also known as military service and duty, in the United States is complex and has transformed over time. [ 1 ] The term militia can be used to describe any number of groups within the United States . Primarily, these fall into: The organized militia created by the

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The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States , and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress . The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution

United States Army print that page


The United States Army is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services . The modern army has its roots in the Continental

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The United States Constabulary was a United States Army military Constabulary force. From 1946 to 1952, in the aftermath of World War II , it acted as an occupation and security force in the U.S. Occupation Zone of West Germany and Austria . Contents 1 Reason 2 Command and

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