Chapter 10 Quiz Study Guide (ANSWER KEY)

Chapter 10 Quiz Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) - Heaton Mitchell...

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport American Government 22 September 2009 Chapter 10 Quiz Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) _ translating the public will into public policy in the form of law _ The legislative branch is charged with the most basic of governmental functions in a democratic society. What is the function? __ Mark Twain ____________________ Who said, “Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself”? __ James Madison _ Who referred to congress as the, “first branch” of the National Government? __ bicameral__ ________ What term describes, “a legislative body composed of two chambers”? Name the three purposes the framers had for establishing a bicameral legislature. -__ historical _____________ -__ practical _____________ -__ theoretical ____________ _ England __________ What nation set the example for the United States’ bicameral legislature? ________ Nebraska __________________________ What state still has a unicameral legislature? __ Virginia Plan __ __ New Jersey Plan ____________ What were the two conflicting plans about how the legislature was to be formed? _ diffuse ___________ Framers saw bicameralism as a way to _?_ the power of Congress and so prevent it from overwhelming the other two branches of government. __ term
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