Minnesota History: Chapter 7
Terms in this set (8)
A boat powered by a steam engine. They were the main mode of travel for newcomers moving to Minnesota during the territorial period.
A group of people who make laws for the U.S. It has elected representatives from all states and territories. It is divided into two groups: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The head of the executive branch in a state or territory.
A geographic area with boundaries, residents, and a government with a constitution and laws. The U.S. has 50 states and they share some governing power with the federal government.
A person who comes into a country to live there.
Somebody who encourages new people to join a group or take action.
A written document outlining how the government of a state or country is organized.
A system of government in which power is divided between a federal or national government and various state governments.