Test #3 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY)

Test #3 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) - Heaton Mitchell T....

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport American Government 1 October 2009 Test #3 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) _ population _________ The number of Representatives from each state is dependent upon what? _______ 5 _______________________ How many members have been expelled from the House? _____ Michael Meyers ______ What House member was expelled because of oil bribery in 1980? _______ James Traficant _______________ What House member was expelled and convicted of bribery, fraud, and tax evasion in 2002? __ three ______________ How many members of the House were expelled due to the Civil War? __ Barney Frank ___ What House member was reprimanded for hiring a male prostitute in 1990? ___________ 100 ___________________________ How many members are there in the Senate? ____________ six years __________________________________ How long are Senators terms? T or F Thirty three percent of the seats in the Senate are elected every two years. __ 17 th Amendment ______________ What amendment called for the direct election of Senators? Name the three qualifications for Senators. 1)___ 30 years old _________________________________ 2)___ Citizen of US for 9 years _______________________ 3)___ inhabitant of state from which elected _____________ ___ 15 ___________________________ How many people have been expelled from the Senate? ____ servants __________________________ Congress members are _?_ of the people and help constituents with Federal bureaucracy. ___ $162,000_ _______________________________ How much are members of Congress paid? _____ Speaker of the House __________________ What is the title of the presiding officer of the house and the leader of the majority party?
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Heaton _ expressed_ _ implied ___ _____ inherent_ ___________ Congressional powers are _?_, _?_, _?_. ____ Speaker of the House __________________ Who follows the VP in presidential succession? _____ the Vice President _________________ What office is held by the President of the Senate? __ tiebreaking vote ___________________ What is the only power of the President of the Senate? __ President Pro Tempore ___ What position is second in line behind the President of the Senate? _elected by the Senate (often longest serving senator) _ How is the President Pro Tem determined? Name the five positions that can be held as floor leaders in Congress. -__ House & Senate Majority Leader_ -_ __ -_ ___ -__ __ -___ Committee Chairmen _________ _ Standing Committees _ _ Special Select Committees____ What are the two forms of committees? Name three standing committees. -___ rules _________________ -___ ways_ ________________ -___ armed forces_ __________ ____ Special Select Committee on Watergate_ _____________ Name a Special Select Committee. __
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