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Running head: THE UNITED STATE COMGRESS 1 The United State Congress Name Institution
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THE UNITED STATE COMGRESS 2 How does the United States Congress differ from almost all other national-level bicameral legislatures? Bicameral legislature is a system of government comprising of two chambers. The two houses are the Upper and the Lower House, each representing the state and the people respectively. However, the two chambers are often referred to as the Senate and the House of Representatives. In this system of governance, differ in terms of jurisdiction among other factors. The representation in the House of Representatives is based on the population of individual states. On the other hand, the Senate is composed of two senators, regardless of the population ( Shipan, 2016 ). For a person to be appointed to the Congress, he/she should be at least 5 years of age, must have been United States citizen for at least 7 years and should reside within the state to be represented. On the other hand, the qualifications are: at least thirty years, a United States
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  • Spring '16
  • United States Congress, United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, Bicameralism, bicameral legislature

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