The state flag of Texas makes the state's nickname clear—the Lone Star State.
Photograph by Tonya Couch, My Shot
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city where a region's government is located.
having to do with a nation's government (as opposed to local or regional government).
to make a formal beginning or start.
work or employment.
group of people, usually elected, who make and change laws.
large estate or farm involving large landholdings and many workers.
to disallow or prevent.
any area on Earth with one or more common characteristics. Regions are the basic units of geography.
to withdraw from part of a union or alliance.
person who is owned by another person or group of people.