What is a State Government? - Definition & Overview


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A state government _____.

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1. What does a state governor do?

2. What do state governments do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of state governments. Information on governors and state constitutions will be a part of the testing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • State governors
  • Conflicts between state and national governments
  • State constitutions
  • Duties of state government

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding state government
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the role of governors
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about issues between state and national governments in a different light and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To read more about state governments, review the accompanying lesson titled What is a State Government? - Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the specificity of state constitutions compared to national constitutions
  • Defines reserved powers
  • Explains the importance of a governor
  • Covers state legislatures