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Having trouble with your homework? Find answers here to frequently asked homework questions.

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Environment

State Government

  • Governor
    Kentucky's Governor is the Chief Executive of many cabinets, agencies and offices that help make Kentucky a better place to live, work, and enjoy.
  • State Legislators
    Find your state senator or representative by searching this site. You will be able to search by name, county, or district.
  • Qualifications and Term Limits for Public Office
    This site from the Kentucky State Board of Elections will enable you to learn about the qualifications for holding public office.
  • All Kentucky Governors
    The links found here will provide basic biographical and political outlines of Kentucky's governors.

Federal Government

  • President¬†
    Visit the official website of the president of the United States.
  • Senate
    Find information about the U.S. Senate and its history, or access the sites of Kentucky's senators.
  • House of Representatives
    You can search for your United States representative by simply entering your zip code in the appropriate box.
  • Qualifications for Office
    How old does the president or governor have to be? You can find the answer and more on this site.

Kentucky Courts

  • Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court consists of the chief justice of the United States and such number of associate justices as may be fixed by Congress. The number of associate justices is currently fixed at eight.
  • Federal Courts
    Through fair and impartial judgments, the federal courts interpret and apply the law to resolve disputes. The courts do not make the laws. That is the responsibility of Congress.

About Kentucky

  • Symbols
    This link from the Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives will give you access to information regarding the state's many symbols including the cardinal, the viceroy butterfly and much more.
  • Commonwealth
    What is the difference between a Commonwealth and a state? Find out here.
  • State Name
    Find the origins of the name "Kentucky."
  • Population
    Figures available here are from the 2000 Census and include the total population of Kentucky as well as its largest cities.
  • County Seats
    Provided here is an alphabetical listing of Kentucky's counties with their respective county seats.
  • Fun Facts
    Did you know that the first cheeseburger was served in Louisville? Or that Mother's Day was first observed in Henderson? This link will give you these fun facts and more.
  • Famous Kentuckians
    Many famous political leaders, entertainers and sports personalities call Kentucky "home." This link will give you an extensive list.

Additional Resources

Use the links below to find many resources designed just for your grade level.