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U.S. state

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  1. any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share sovereignty with the federal government (four states use the official title of commonwealth rather than state)

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  2. Because of this shared sovereignty, an American is a citizen both of the federal entity and of his or her state of domicile

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  3. However, state citizenship is very flexible, and no government approval is required to move between states (with the exception of convicts on parole)

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  4. The United States Constitution allocates power between the two levels of government in general terms

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  5. By ratifying the Constitution, each state transfers certain sovereign powers to the federal government

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