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Great States | Montana Government

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Find out about the way in which the people of Montana are governed. Nearly 60,000 people live on seven federally recognized American Indian Reservations in Montana, governing their own independent territories within the state. The rest of Montana is governed by the state. Montana state government is structured like the Federal government, with three branches: executive, legislative and judicial.

Great States | Idaho Government

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Idaho's state government and tribal councils have two different ways of governing, each with their own structure and set of rules. Delve into the different government structures and the history of Idaho's path to statehood. 

Great States | North Dakota Government

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North Dakota’s state and tribal governments make sure that education, law enforcement, and environmental standards are enforced. Find out more about these governments and how they work.