After a month of State of the State addresses by governors across the country, President Barack Obama gave a State of the Union address last night focusing on the economy and plans for unilateral action from the executive branch.

Follow "State Of..." news coverage from a vocabularian's perspective by learning these ten words drawn from New York Times and Washington Post coverage: A Quick Current Events Vocab Quiz! A State of the State and State of the Union Roundup.

Want to learn words drawn not from media coverage but from Obama's State of the Union address itself? We've posted that Vocabulary List here