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    a redrawing of US Representative districts in Massachusetts before the 1812 elections‚ when Elbridge Gerry was governor. People said the district was reminiscent of a salamander and thus the term Gerry-mander was coined. The Constitution requires that representation in the House of Representatives be apportioned to states on the basis of population. So‚ every ten years we count up the number of people living in each state and making sure that each state gets at least one House member‚ divide up the

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    The House of Representatives‚ which has a total of four hundred thirty-five Representatives‚ and the Senate‚ which contains one hundred members‚ make up the Legislative branch of the United States Government. Within this branch‚ also known as Congress‚ laws are written and voted on therefore explaining the branches title as legislation is their job. They have other powers which include but are not limited to confirming Presidential appointments for groups like the Supreme Court and the Cabinet‚ investigating

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    The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States of America‚ consisting of two houses‚ the Senate and the House of Representatives. There are 535 total members in congress. The framers viewed the legislative branch as the most powerful branch. When congress meets its called a session and this happens once a year. We got the bicameral legislature from the great compromise. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of

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    Running Head: The Senate Vs the House of Representatives 1 The Senate Vs the House of Representatives Erika Williams Eng121 Brian Davis 04/29/2011 The Senate VS the House of Representatives 2 The government of the United States is made up of three branches: The legislative branch‚ the executive branch and the

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    The Senate and the House of Representatives The government of the United States is made up of three branches: the executive branch‚ judicial branch‚ and the legislative branch. The legislative branch‚ called Congress‚ is responsible for making laws. Congress is made of two houses; the Senate and the House of Representatives. Although they have many differences‚ they share some similarities too. There are many differences between the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Vice President

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    MAZE The House of Representatives The House of Representatives forms one of the two branches of the U.S. congress. It comprises four hundred and thirty five members who are elected to two- year terms. During the First Congress‚ the House had sixty- five members. They all had a different job in the house. Many people could have the same job. House committees are responsible for most of the work involved in the creation of new laws. After a bill is introduced in the House‚ it is referred to a

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    • must live in district/state representing. • must be 25 yrs. Old • contains 435 members • led by Speaker of House • elected by the people of the state Powers • Majority elects Speaker and officers • Has the sole power to impeach • Debate usually limited to one hour • Referral of bills hard to challenge • Power to begin tax bill • Breaks tie in Electoral College Structure • 6 yr term • must be a 9 yr U.S. citizen • must live in state representing • must be 30

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    The United States Congress is made out of two markedly different‚ but coequal chambers‚ the senate and the House of Representatives. Although the senate and the house both exist within the same legislative institution‚ but they each has developed certain distinctive features that clearly distinguish life on one end of Capitol Hill from conditions on the other. The Senate wing is on the north side of the Capitol building‚ and the House wing is on the south side. The central difference between the

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    Confederation or the United States Constitution? The United States Constitution better represented and fulfilled the ideals of the American Revolution then the Articles of Confederation. Democracy and rights were all earned in the Revolutionary war and were enforced by the United States Constitution. Freedom is given to all free citizens in the country through the Bill of Rights. Government is divided into three branches to balance out power. Colonists now chose who represents them in the House of Representatives

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    The United States Government is composed of two main branches‚ which are the Senate and the House. Each one of them represents our government in different ways. The Senate is an assembly or a council of citizens having the highest deliberative and legislative functions in a government; while the House is a legislative or deliberative assembly. They are a two house legislature‚ and its mainly done for tradition. Even though they are the main powers of our administration they have different functions

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