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American Daffodil Society | The United States Center for Daffodil Information

Welcome to the American Daffodil Society

We are an internationally recognized non-profit association of individuals, families, organizations, and universities dedicated to the encouragement of widespread interest in daffodils.

Seedling ‘Havens SH32/2’, 2YYW-Y, Best Intermediate and Gold Ribbons,
Exhibited by Dianne Mrak at 2019 National Convention.

Our membership is from 48 states and a variety of countries around the world. On our website you will find general guidelines and sources for growing and caring for your daffodils as well as information about our society and activities.

The American Daffodil Society maintains and hosts a family of daffodil websites, the main website: (DaffodilUSA), our discussion forum: (DaffNet), our free online library: (DaffLibrary), our daffodil database with photos: (DaffSeek), and our daffodil presentation website: (DaffTube). All of the free resources and information we provide on the Internet is part of the American Daffodil Society’s mission to educate the public about daffodils.


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Federal government of the United States

National government of the United States

The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government)[a] is the national government of the United States, a federal republic in North America, composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories and several island possessions. The federal government is composed of three distinct branches: legislative, executive and judicial, whose powers are vested by the U.S. Constitution in the Congress, the president and the federal courts, respectively. The powers and duties of these branches are further defined by acts of Congress, including the creation of executive departments and courts inferior to the Supreme Court.


Political system of the United States

The full name of the republic is “United States of America”. No other name appears in the Constitution, and this is the name that appears on money, in treaties, and in legal cases to which it is

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Welcome to the Society of Jesus in Canada and the United States

Fr. James Martin, SJ: Ignatian Spirituality Can Guide Us in the Storm
March 20, 2020 — Fr. Jim Martin, SJ, reflects on how we can draw on the tradition of Ignatian spirituality to respond to the coronavirus pandemic with faith, hope and love.
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Musings from a Jesuit in Community Quarantine
March 19, 2020 — My first night in quarantine I didn’t sleep great.
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Fr. Paddy Gilger, Locked Down in Milan, Reflects on Fear and Compassion
March 17, 2020 — In this AMDG podcast transcript, Fr. Gilger discusses how we can respond with compassion and hope.
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Communitas ad dispersionem in the Time of Coronavirus
March 16, 2020 — As Jesuit schools and parishes embrace “social distancing” to address the coronavirus, Fr. Matthew Carnes, SJ, shares the emotions he’s experiencing.
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A Meditation for the Anxious During COVID-19
March 16, 2020 — A brief meditation
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Law of the United States

Overview of United States law

The law of the United States comprises many levels[1] of codified and uncodified forms of law, of which the most important is the United States Constitution, which prescribes the foundation of the federal government of the United States, as well as various civil liberties. The Constitution sets out the boundaries of federal law, which consists of Acts of Congress,[2]treaties ratified by the Senate,[3] regulations promulgated by the executive branch,[4] and case law originating from the federal judiciary.[5] The United States Code is the official compilation and codification of general and permanent federal statutory law.

Federal law and treaties, so long as they are in accordance with the Constitution, preempt conflicting state and territorial laws in the 50 U.S. states and in the territories.[6] However, the scope of federal preemption is limited because the scope of federal power is

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