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Chapter 7

Minnesota Newcomers

steamboat A boat powered by a steam engine. Steamboats were the main mode of travel for early people moving to Minnesota.
U.S. Congress (Legislative Branch) Elected group of people who make laws for the United States. Congress is made up of two groups, the House of Representatives and the Senate.
governor The head of the executive branch in a state or government.
state A geographic area with boundaries, residents, and a government with a constitution and laws.
immigrant A person who comes into a country to live there.
recruiter Somebody who encourages new people to join a group or take action.
constitution A written document outlining how the government of a state or country is organized.
federalism A system of government in which the power is divided between a federal, state, and local government.
Executive Branch Enforces the laws. Presidents, governors, and mayors are the leaders of the Executive Branch.
Judicial Branch Interprets (decides) the law. The U.S. Supreme Court is the highest level of the Judicial Branch.
president The head of the executive branch in a country.
mayor The head of the executive branch in a town
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