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Federal government of the United States
The U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1789 by a constitutional convention, sets down the basic framework of American government in its seven articles. ...

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Business.gov - Official Government Guide to Federal Government Contracting (1312 words)
The US Government is a major purchaser of products from suppliers throughout the country.
Federal contractors are required to establish AAP job groups and compare their employment of minorities and women within those job groups to the availability of minorities and women who are 'available' for employment.
All contractors and subcontractors with Federal contracts in excess of $100,000 must report their efforts toward hiring and employing veterans in four specified categories: veterans of the Vietnam era; special disabled veterans; other protected veterans; and recently separated veterans.
US Federal government - definition of US Federal government in Encyclopedia (1143 words)
The government of the United States, established by the Constitution, is a federal republic of 50 states, a few territories and some protectorates.
The President is the head of government, chief of state, and commander-in-chief of the military.
The day-to-day enforcement and administration of federal laws is in the hands of the various executive departments, created by Congress to deal with specific areas of national and international affairs.
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