Chapter 10 Quiz Study Guide

Chapter 10 Quiz Study Guide - Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr....

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport American Government 22 September 2009 Chapter 10 Quiz Study Guide ______________________________________ The legislative branch is charged with the most basic of governmental functions in a democratic society. What is the function? _______________________________ Who said, “Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself”? ________________ Who referred to congress as the, “first branch” of the National Government? ____________________ What term describes, “a legislative body composed of two chambers”? Name the three purposes the framers had for establishing a bicameral legislature. -_______________________ -_______________________ -_______________________ __________________ What nation set the example for the United States’ bicameral legislature? _________________________________________ What state still has a unicameral legislature? _____________________ ______________________ What were the two conflicting plans about how the legislature was to be formed? _________________ Framers saw bicameralism as a way to _?_ the power of Congress and so prevent it from overwhelming the other two branches of government. _______________ What is known as, “a two-year period of time during which Congress meets”?
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