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Organization of Congress
bicameral legislature
term of congress begins on ___________…
Each congress term ____ sessions, each…
senate
two houses, congress (100), house of reps (435)
january, odd
two, one
6 year terms, must be 30, citizen for 9 years, live in state…
bicameral legislature
two houses, congress (100), house of reps (435)
term of congress begins on ___________…
january, odd
34 terms
Organization of Congress
bicameral legislature
sessions
census
reapportionment
having two houses
meetings of Congress
count of the population
process of distributing representative
bicameral legislature
having two houses
sessions
meetings of Congress
37 terms
The Organization of Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Census
Reapportionment
Gerrymandering
Made up of two houses, the Senate and the House of Representa…
Population count that is given out every 10 years
The process of reassigning representation based on population…
Drawing district boundaries to give one party an electoral ad…
Bicameral Legislature
Made up of two houses, the Senate and the House of Representa…
Census
Population count that is given out every 10 years
The Organization of Congress
Bicameral
Committees
Committee System
Floor Leaders
Legislature made up of two houses or chambers
Small groups of legislators who perform specific duties deleg…
Where small groups of legislators perform most of the work in…
Chief officers for the majority and minority parties in Congr…
Bicameral
Legislature made up of two houses or chambers
Committees
Small groups of legislators who perform specific duties deleg…
Organization of Congress
House determines rules
Caucus
hopper
House rules comittee
Article 1 section 5
Majoirty party choose speaker at the beginning of each session
box near house chamber
Most powerful comittee, direct flow of legislation
House determines rules
Article 1 section 5
Caucus
Majoirty party choose speaker at the beginning of each session
Organization of Congress
Article 1 section 5
Speaker of the House (R)
House Majority leader (R)
House Minority leader (D)
House determines rules
John Boehner
Eric Canteur
Nancy Pelosi
Article 1 section 5
House determines rules
Speaker of the House (R)
John Boehner
The Organization of Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Census
Reapportionment
Gerrymandering
Made up of two houses, the Senate and the House of Representa…
Population count that is given out every 10 years
The process of reassigning representation based on population…
Drawing district boundaries to give one party an electoral ad…
Bicameral Legislature
Made up of two houses, the Senate and the House of Representa…
Census
Population count that is given out every 10 years
20 terms
Congress organization
Legislators 2 houses are
House of representative qualifications…
Senate qualifications are
Benefits of congress members
House of Representatives and the Senate
25 yrs old, 7 yr citizen, live in representing state
30 yrs old, 9 yr citizen, live in representing state
Free office space free parking and free trips to their home s…
Legislators 2 houses are
House of Representatives and the Senate
House of representative qualifications…
25 yrs old, 7 yr citizen, live in representing state
12 terms
The Organization of Congress
Preside
quorum
Leader of House of Representatives
Speaker of the House
v.... to act in a role of chairperson
n.... a minimum number of numbers required to do business
Speaker of the House
is the elected presiding officer of the House and the acknowl…
Preside
v.... to act in a role of chairperson
quorum
n.... a minimum number of numbers required to do business
The Organization of Congress
The United States congress, which is m…
In congress the majority and minority…
This group specializes in a subcategor…
These committees act as study groups f…
bicameral legislature
whips
subcommittee
standing committees
The United States congress, which is m…
bicameral legislature
In congress the majority and minority…
whips
Organization of Congress
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
Session
census
To set up new district lines after reapportionment is complete
To draw a districts boundaries to gain an advantage in electi…
A period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
A population count
Redistricting
To set up new district lines after reapportionment is complete
Gerrymandering
To draw a districts boundaries to gain an advantage in electi…
7 terms
Organization of Congress
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
Session
Census
Setting up new district lines after reapportionment is complete
Drawing a district's boundaries to gain an advantage in elect…
A period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
A population count
Redistricting
Setting up new district lines after reapportionment is complete
Gerrymandering
Drawing a district's boundaries to gain an advantage in elect…
The Organization of Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Sessions
Census
Census Bureau
A two-chamber legislature
A period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
A population count
Bureau that takes a national census every 10 years.
Bicameral Legislature
A two-chamber legislature
Sessions
A period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
Organization of congress
house
senate
house and senate
house and senate
435 members who each serve a 2 year term
simpler rules, less formal atmosphere
benefits include an office, free postage for official corresp…
majority party selects leaders and committee chairs
house
435 members who each serve a 2 year term
senate
simpler rules, less formal atmosphere
22 terms
The organization of congress
Article 1
Bicameral legislation
Term
Session
The legislative branch- make and propose laws. Article I desc…
Where congress has 2 parts "houses" in the congress. The Hous…
2 year time period in which congress meets to do its work. (C…
1 year (of the 2 year term) currently in the second session
Article 1
The legislative branch- make and propose laws. Article I desc…
Bicameral legislation
Where congress has 2 parts "houses" in the congress. The Hous…
50 terms
Organization of Congress
US Congress
descriptive representation
substantive representation
why women are underrepresented in Cong…
what branch of gov. did the framers of the US constitution pl…
representatives represent the personality and politically rel…
representatives represent the interest of groups of which the…
1) fewer women than men become major party nominees... 2) women…
US Congress
what branch of gov. did the framers of the US constitution pl…
descriptive representation
representatives represent the personality and politically rel…
72 terms
Organization of Congress
bicameral legislature
3
435
At least 25 years old, US citizen for…
Congress is a...
Neither house may adjourn for more than ___ days without the…
House of Representatives has how many members?
Requirements for membership in the House
bicameral legislature
Congress is a...
3
Neither house may adjourn for more than ___ days without the…
30 terms
The Organization of Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Session
Census
Reapportionment.
Meaning that it is made up of two... houses, in this case, the S…
Each term of Congress is divided into two... sessions, or meetin…
The Census Bureau takes a national... census, or population coun…
The population of each... state determines the new number of rep…
Bicameral Legislature
Meaning that it is made up of two... houses, in this case, the S…
Session
Each term of Congress is divided into two... sessions, or meetin…
10 terms
Organization of Congress
organization of congress
majority rule
plurality
party caucuses
not in constitution; each house makes own rules
getting 50% +1 of the votes and is the democratic principle
getting the most votes and is used in all federal elections (…
meetings
organization of congress
not in constitution; each house makes own rules
majority rule
getting 50% +1 of the votes and is the democratic principle
Organization of Congress
Session
Length
The House
Term of Office for the House
a meeting of congress (there are 2 sessions in 1 term)
a session is made up of a full 12-month calendar year, not co…
has 435 reps
each rep serves a 2-year term and then must run for re-electi…
Session
a meeting of congress (there are 2 sessions in 1 term)
Length
a session is made up of a full 12-month calendar year, not co…
The Organization of Congress
bicameral legislature
formulating
session
census
a government made up of two houses
to create national policies
meetings that make up the congressional term
population count
bicameral legislature
a government made up of two houses
formulating
to create national policies
27 terms
Organization of Congress
House
Role of the clerk
Swearing in speaker
Adoption of rules
Total reorganization, all are up for election, rules are very…
Only time in which they conduct roll call which every member…
Sworn in by the dean of the house
Readopt old rules, add rules, get rid of rules
House
Total reorganization, all are up for election, rules are very…
Role of the clerk
Only time in which they conduct roll call which every member…
10 terms
Organization of Congress
Speaker of the House
House Majority Leader
House Majority Whip
House Minority Leader
John Boehner
Kevin McCarthy
Steve Scalise
Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the House
John Boehner
House Majority Leader
Kevin McCarthy
Organization of Congress
Representatives
Reapportionment Act
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
must be at least 25 years old... citizen for 7 years... resident of…
1929... limits the House to 435 reps.
states that have a change in the number of representatives in…
drawing districts to gain advantage in elections
Representatives
must be at least 25 years old... citizen for 7 years... resident of…
Reapportionment Act
1929... limits the House to 435 reps.
34 terms
The organization of congress
Bicameral Legislature
Session
census bureau
Reapportionment
Made up of two houses, the senate and the House of Representa…
each term of congress is divided into
takes a national census
The population of each state determines the new number of rep…
Bicameral Legislature
Made up of two houses, the senate and the House of Representa…
Session
each term of congress is divided into
24 terms
the organization of congress
bicameral legislature
congress means
each term of congress is
house has _ number of members
HOR and senate
meeting
2 sessions (2 years)
435
bicameral legislature
HOR and senate
congress means
meeting
22 terms
The Organization of Congress
Bicameral legislature
Session
Census
Reapportionment
Made up of two houses
Meeting
Population count
A state's population determines the number of reps for the ne…
Bicameral legislature
Made up of two houses
Session
Meeting
9 terms
The organization of congress
Bicameral Legislature
Sessions
Census
Reapportionment
Meaning that it is made up of two houses, in this case, the S…
The division of each term.
When the Census Bureau takes a national population count.
The population of each state determines the new number of rep…
Bicameral Legislature
Meaning that it is made up of two houses, in this case, the S…
Sessions
The division of each term.
Organization of Congress
Congress has a _____________ legislature
Terms of Congress last for ____ years…
Neither house may adjourn for more tha…
The House of Representatives has _____…
Bicameral
2
3 days
435
Congress has a _____________ legislature
Bicameral
Terms of Congress last for ____ years…
2
34 terms
Organization of Congress
What are the two house of the bicamera…
How long is a congressional term
When does a new congressional term start
What congressional term are we in
House of Representatives and Senate
2 years
January 3 of odd numbered years
2nd session of the 114th congress
What are the two house of the bicamera…
House of Representatives and Senate
How long is a congressional term
2 years
11 terms
ORGANIZATION OF CONGRESS
Gerrymandering
Packing
Cracking
Idea of Gerrymandering
when one party attempts to draw lines to favor its own candid…
concentrating the opposition party's votes
diluting opposition party's votes
create as many wasted votes as possible
Gerrymandering
when one party attempts to draw lines to favor its own candid…
Packing
concentrating the opposition party's votes
20 terms
Organization of Congress
bicameral
legislature
our legislature is called ____.
Senate - how long are terms?
two houses (senate and house)
politicians who make sets of laws for government
congress
6 years
bicameral
two houses (senate and house)
legislature
politicians who make sets of laws for government
The Organization of Congress
The US has a ... legislature
Both houses have ... that the other do…
Both houses are necessary for any ...…
Congressional Terms and Sessions
bicameral
Power
new laws
Length of entire Congress is in session together
The US has a ... legislature
bicameral
Both houses have ... that the other do…
Power
38 terms
organization of congress
chambers of congress
how many members in house of represent…
how many members in senate?
qualifications of house of representat…
house of representatives and senate
435
100
25 years, citizen for 7, resident of state
chambers of congress
house of representatives and senate
how many members in house of represent…
435
7 terms
Congress organization
Senate president
President pro tempore
Speaker of the house
Majority leader
Joe Biden
Orrin hatch
Ryan paul
Mitch mcconnell
Senate president
Joe Biden
President pro tempore
Orrin hatch
Organization of Congress
Which of the following types of legisl…
A committee that exists permanently in…
Which of the following BEST represents…
When an unscheduled session of Congres…
revenue bills
standing committee
chart C
special session
Which of the following types of legisl…
revenue bills
A committee that exists permanently in…
standing committee
Organization of Congress
How many seats are there in the Senate?
How many representatives does each sta…
How many seats are there in the House…
How many representatives does each sta…
100
2
435
depends on the population. the larger the population, the mor…
How many seats are there in the Senate?
100
How many representatives does each sta…
2
The Organization of Congress
Members in House of Representatives
Years of term of House of Representati…
All House of Representatives are elect…
Percentage re-elected to office each e…
435
2 years
2 years
90%
Members in House of Representatives
435
Years of term of House of Representati…
2 years
34 terms
Congress Organization
Bicameral Legislature
congressional session
congressional term
census
2 chamber, 2 houses, congress
1 year
2 sessions or 2 years
population count (every 10 years)
Bicameral Legislature
2 chamber, 2 houses, congress
congressional session
1 year
Organization of Congress
Which article of the Constitution is t…
Bicameral
Term
Session
1st- LONGEST
two-house
2 years in which Congress meets to do its work
one year of the 2 year term
Which article of the Constitution is t…
1st- LONGEST
Bicameral
two-house
20 terms
Organization of Congress:
Upper house of Congress:
How many years does a congressional te…
How many years is a representative ele…
Which state has the largest number of…
Senate
2 years
2 years
California
Upper house of Congress:
Senate
How many years does a congressional te…
2 years
23 terms
organization of congress
what are the requirements for the hous…
what are the requirements of the senate?
how many terms are allowed by the hous…
how many terms are allowed by the sena…
- be at least 25 years of age ... - citizen of the united states…
- be at least 30 years of age... - citizen of the united state f…
2 years
6 years
what are the requirements for the hous…
- be at least 25 years of age ... - citizen of the united states…
what are the requirements of the senate?
- be at least 30 years of age... - citizen of the united state f…
45 terms
Organization of Congress
Congressional elections are held when?
When does each session in Congress beg…
A population count taken every 10 year…
Distributing the seats in Congress amo…
The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November on even…
January 3rd
Census
reapportionment
Congressional elections are held when?
The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November on even…
When does each session in Congress beg…
January 3rd
Organization of congress
At large
Continuous body
Single member district
Session
State/nation wide
Staggered elections
Single winner
Meeting of a judicial body
At large
State/nation wide
Continuous body
Staggered elections
11 terms
Organization of Congress
Speaker of House
house majority leader
house majority whip
house minority leader
Paul Ryan (Wisconsin)
Kevin McCarthy (California)
Steve Scalise (Louisiana)
Nancy Pelosi (California)
Speaker of House
Paul Ryan (Wisconsin)
house majority leader
Kevin McCarthy (California)
The Organization of Congress
Session
census
redistrict
Apportionment
period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
Population count
The drawing of new electoral district boundary lines in respo…
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
Session
period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
census
Population count
The Organization of Congress
qualifications for election to the hou…
proposed strong national legislature w…
called for gov based on keeping the ma…
suggested legislative branch has two p…
25 years old, citizen for last 7 years, legal resident of sta…
virginia plan
new jersey plan
connecticut compromise
qualifications for election to the hou…
25 years old, citizen for last 7 years, legal resident of sta…
proposed strong national legislature w…
virginia plan
22 terms
organization of congress
bicameral
legislature
congress
2
two houses
politicians who make sets of laws for government
type of legislature in US
amount of senate representatives per state
bicameral
two houses
legislature
politicians who make sets of laws for government
The Organization of Congress
Incumbent
Gerrymander
Calendars
Census
Member currently in office who's running for reelection
Practice of a political party with the majority in a state le…
Schedules that list the order in which bills will be consider…
Population count
Incumbent
Member currently in office who's running for reelection
Gerrymander
Practice of a political party with the majority in a state le…
34 terms
The Organization of Congress (Chapter 5)
Bicameral Legislature
Session of Congress
Term of Congress
Census
A lawmaking body made up of two houses.
A session lasts one year. Sessions begin on 3 January of each…
A two-year period beginning on 3 January of odd numbered years.
A national population count taken every 10 years.
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two houses.
Session of Congress
A session lasts one year. Sessions begin on 3 January of each…
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