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Nov. 22, 2010 What established Congress as a two-part body? The Great Compromise.

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1 Nov. 22, 2010 What established Congress as a two-part body? The Great Compromise

2 Current events

3 Ch. 6 Anticipation Guide 10/10 3 bonus pts. 9/102 bonus pts. 8/101 bonus pt.

4 Guided Reading How long is each term of Congress, and how many session are in a term? 2. On what does Congress base the number of representatives in the House given to each state? 3. How many representatives are in the House, and how often are they elected?

5 Guided Reading How long is each term of Congress, and how many session are in a term? Two years; two sessions 2. On what does Congress base the number of representatives in the House given to each state? Each 10 year census 3. How many representatives are in the House, and how often are they elected? 435; every two years

6 4. How many senators are in the Senate, and how often are they elected? 5. What are three main duties of the Speaker of the House?

7 4. How many senators are in the Senate, and how often are they elected? 100; every 6 years 5. What are three main duties of the Speaker of the House? Steers legislation through the House In charge of floor debates Influences House business

8 6. What is the purpose of Congressional committees? 7. How does the seniority system work?

9 6. What is the purpose of Congressional committees? Committees make it possible to handle many bills at one time 7. How does the seniority system work? Members of Congress with the longest service tend to be given the most favored committee assignments, and the longest serving committee member of the majority party usually becomes the chairperson of their committee

10 Congressional Apportionment p


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