Study Guide 2.doc - 1 Political Science 2305 \u2014 American National Government Study Guide for Exam#2 The following questions are intended to help guide

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1 Political Science 2305 — American National Government Study Guide for Exam #2 The following questions are intended to help guide your preparation for the exam. Remember to bring a ScanTron. The institutional dynamics of Congress differ from those of many other democracies’ legislatures in a number of important respects. What are the most important of these differences? The fact that members of the Senate, who represent entire states, represent larger and more diverse constituencies than members of the House of Representatives, who represent districts, has a number of important consequences in terms of the type of individuals who tend to get elected in each body and their behavior in office. What are these differences and how do they affect the operation of the Senate and House of Representatives? The legislative process in Congress contains a number of “veto points” at which legislation may fail. What are these veto points? Which of these veto points is the stage at which most legislation that is not enacted fails?

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