Chapter 11Notes Review, fall 05

Chapter 11Notes Review, fall 05 - Is it utilized? Discuss...

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Chapter 11- Legislative Branch Startin Who is the Speaker of the House? Who is the Senate Majority Leader? Who is the President of the Senate? What is the role of the Vice President of the U.S. in the Senate? Congress is the _________ powerful branch of government. Where are all the powers of Congress listed? What are those powers called? List five of the powers of Congress: How many Senators are there? How long is a Senator’s term? What are the requirements to become a Senator? How many Representatives are there? How long is a Representative’s term? What are the requirements to become a Representative? 1
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Who are the constituents of a Senator? Who are the constituents of a Representative? What power of Congress is potentially the most powerful?
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Unformatted text preview: Is it utilized? Discuss the process of impeachment: What three main events decreased the power of Congress? What has caused a shift in power back towards Congress? How many Senators are there? How many Representatives are there? How many are from Texas for each? About how many people are in a Congressional district? 2 Are women and minorities proportionally represented in Congress? What are some of the advantages of an incumbent? What does pork barrel mean? How many professional staffers serve Congress? Most of the work in Congress is done in ___________________. What portion of introduced bills actually become a law? Who polices Congress? 3...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course POL 1013 taught by Professor Dr.j.philiprogers during the Spring '05 term at Texas San Antonio.

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Chapter 11Notes Review, fall 05 - Is it utilized? Discuss...

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