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Legislative Branch

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What is the chief duty of the legislative branch? Make The Nations Laws
What constitutional article describes the legislative branch? 1
What is the name of the house and senate together Congress
What is another way to describe congress? Bicameral
How many total members are there in the Senate? 100
What are the three formal qualifications to be a Senator? 30 years old, US citizen for 9 years, Live in the state he/she represents
What is the term length for a senator and how many terms may they serve? 6 years, unlimited
What are the two unique duties of the Senate (what two things can only the senate do)? Aprove Presidental Appointments, Serve as jruy in impeachment hearings
Who oversees the Senate? Vice President
oversees the senate in the absence of the Vice President? President Pro Tem
How many members are there total in the House of Representatives? 435
What are the three formal qualifications of to be a member of the house? 25 years old, 7 year US resident, live in the district he/she represents
What is the term length for a member of the house and how many terms may they serve? 2 year terms, unlimited
Who oversees the House? Speaker of the House
What unique duty does the house have? Start Impeachment Hearings
What is pork spending? Attaching money to a bill that has nothing to do with the bill
Geremandering Changing congressional districts to favor one party over another
Cracking and Packing Two way of geremandering
Created by: Coach Hilton