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United States Congress   /junˈaɪtəd steɪts kˈɑŋgrəs/   Listen
United States Congress

noun
1.
The legislature of the United States government.  Synonyms: Congress, U.S. Congress, US Congress.






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"United States Congress" Quotes from Famous Books



... The United States Congress voted to give Boone one thousand acres of land. It was a reward for all he had done in exploring and settling the West. He hunted and fished until he was very old. He never stopped exploring. He was still looking ...
— Daniel Boone - Taming the Wilds • Katharine E. Wilkie

... Government: all who have left judicial stations under the United States to aid the rebellion; all who are or shall have been military or naval officers of said so-called Confederate Government above the rank of Colonel in the army or Lieutenant in the Navy; all who have left seats in the United States Congress to aid the rebellion; all who resigned commissions in the army or navy of the United States and afterward aided the rebellion; and all who have engaged in any way in treating colored persons, or white persons in charge of such, otherwise than lawfully as ...
— History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, • Edumud G. Ross

... Commissioner. It would be difficult to imagine two men more opposite in character, discharging the same functions. Mr. Yancey was a much younger man, and had been a student at Williams College, Massachusetts. He had represented Alabama in the United States Congress, and was sufficiently acquainted with affairs in general to hold his own in almost any company. His voice and manners were pleasing, and his estimate of himself was sufficiently modest to make him an appreciative listener. I never ...
— The Supplies for the Confederate Army - How they were obtained in Europe and how paid for. • Caleb Huse



Words linked to "United States Congress" :   House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, U.S. House, senate, United States Senate, legislative branch, law-makers, U.S. House of Representatives, US House, general assembly, United States House of Representatives, US Senate, legislative body, legislature, legislative assembly, US House of Representatives



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