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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Majority/Minority Leader
  2. Reapportionment
  3. Steering Committee
  4. Seniority Rule
  5. Wesberry vs. Sanders (1964)
  1. a redrawing of boundary lines of election districts so that legislative representation is redistributed
  2. b however long a person has served in either the House or Senate; can help with Memberships
  3. c provides guidance, direction and control to a project within Congress
  4. d lead party on the floor, organize members for voting
  5. e told Congress to make guidelines for redrawing boundary lines

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. every 10 years, the Bureau of Census sends document of reapportionment to Congress, who tells the states the number of seats they have in the House
  2. 2 Sessions: starts Jan 3rd, ends whenever they want
  3. told can't do something
  4. paid more than VP, does nothing, presides over Senate when VP cannot
  5. Before 1913, Senators were elected by state politicians

5 True/False questions

  1. Gerrymanderingreducing boundary lines to give one pol party an advantage over the other


  2. 20th AmendmentSenators are elected by public (direct election)


  3. Immunitycan't be touched


  4. Franking Privilegepermanent committee, 19 in the House ans 17 in the Senate


  5. Baker vs. Carr (1962)courts looked at the plans of states for redrawing boundary lines


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