Boes Notebook 3.rtf - Section 1 1 How old must be to be a senator A representative A senator must be 30 years old a representative must be 25 years old

Boes Notebook 3.rtf - Section 1 1 How old must be to be a...

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Section 1 1. How old must be to be a senator? A representative? A senator must be 30 years old, a representative must be 25 years old. 2. What group determines the qualifications for members of Congress? Each house determine the qualifications for members of Congress. 3. What happens every 10 years and why is this important to the House of Representatives? A national census takes place every 10 years and this causes a redistribution of House seats according to the change in population 4. Who divides states into congressional districts? State legislatures divide the states into congressional districts 5. How does the original ratio of people per representative compare to the modern ration? The original ratio was 1-to-30,000 now the ratio is 1-to-600,000 6. Which state has the largest representation and how many representatives does it have? California has the largest representation with 53 representatives. 7. How many senators does each state get? What is the minimum amount of representatives each state is guaranteed? Each state gets two senators, and each state is guaranteed one representative. 8. What is the term length for a senator? What is the term length for a representative? Senator serves 6 years, and a representative serves 2 years. 9. Which is the most experienced house of Congress? The senate is the most experienced house. 10. How often, in terms of years, does a new Congress begin? A new Congress begins every two years. Section 2 1. In which house of Congress do revenue bills originate? The House of Representatives.
2. How may a bill be changed from its original form?

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