Legislative Branch Test Review
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What two houses make up congress
Senate & House of Representatives
Number of members in the House of Representatives
Number of Senators in the Senate
What are the qualifications to be a US Senator
30 yrs old, 9 yr citizen, live in state representing
What are the qualifications to be a US Representative
25 yrs old, 7 yr citizen, live in state representing
What is the main duty of the Legislative Branc
to create laws
How many senators do each state have
How Many representatives do each state have
dependent of Population and census
How long is a Senators term
How long is a US Representatives term
What is a Bill
a draft of a proposed law presented to Congress for discussion
What is an Amendment?
an article added to the US Constitution
What is the Elastic Clause
Power of Congress that allows them to make laws as needed
The leader of the Senate is?
The Vice President of the US
The leader of the House of Representatives
The Speaker of the House
What is a Bill
A suggested new law
What is the great compromise
Agreement between the large and small states defining how they would be represented
What is a Census?
an official count or survey of a population
How often is the US census given
What is Equal representation?
the way that representatives are assigned to voting groups, with equal representation meaning that all groups are fairly represented
What is Proportional Representation?
an electoral system in which parties gain seats in proportion to the number of votes cast for them.
What is the purpose of Committees in Congress
To propose, amend, or kill bills
What is a filabuster
Delaying a vote in congress
How is the majority and minority party determined?
Whichever party has more reps in congress is the majority party.
In which Articles of the Constitution are the powers of the Legislative Branch found?
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