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Three Branches

Carroll County Leg/Jud/Exe

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What are the three branches of Government? Legislative, Executive, Judicial
What are the two houses of the Legislative branch? House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate
What are the qualifications of a House member? Must be 25 years old, a resident of the state, and a seven year citizen of the United States
What are the qualifications of a U.S. Senator? Must be 30 years old, a resident of the state, and a nine year citizen of the United States
How many Representatives serve in Congress? 435
How many Representatives does Maryland have in Congress? 8
Who is the Congressman for Carroll County? Roscoe Bartlett
Who is the the Leader of the House? How is this person chosen? Speaker of the House is elected by the members of the House.
What is the number of Representatives based on? Population determined by the U.S. census every ten years
How many members serve in the U.S. Senate? 100
Each state has how many Senators? 2
What are the qualifications of a U.S. Senator? Must be 30 years old, resident of the state, and a nine year citizen
Who is the leader of the U.S. Senate? Vice President
What is the main job of the legislative branch? To make laws
Where do all money bills begin? In the House
Which House brings charges of impeachment? The House
Which House tries charges of impeachment? The Senate
Which House can declare war? Both
Which House can ratify treaties? The Senate
Created by: rdchiar