Test #3 Study Guide

Test #3 Study Guide - Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport...

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport American Government 1 October 2009 Test #3 Study Guide ___________________ The number of Representatives from each state is dependent upon what? _______________________________ How many members have been expelled from the House? ________________________ What House member was expelled because of oil bribery in 1980? ___________________________________ What House member was expelled and convicted of bribery, fraud, and tax evasion in 2002? ____________________ How many members of the House were expelled due to the Civil War? ________________ What House member was reprimanded for hiring a male prostitute in 1990? _________________________________________ How many members are there in the Senate? _____________________________________________________ How long are Senators terms? T or F Thirty three percent of the seats in the Senate are elected every two years. _____________________________ What amendment called for the direct election of Senators? Name the three qualifications for Senators. 1)______________________________________________ 2)______________________________________________ 3)______________________________________________ ________________________________ How many people have been expelled from the Senate? _____________________________________ Congress members are _?_ of the people and help constituents with Federal bureaucracy. __________________________________________ How much are members of Congress paid? ________________________________________ What is the title of the presiding officer of the house and the leader of the majority party?
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Heaton _____________ _______________ ________________ Congressional powers are _?_, _?_, _?_. _______________________________________ Who follows the VP in presidential succession? _____________________________________ What office is held by the President of the Senate? _________________________________ What is the only power of the President of the Senate? ________________________ What position is second in line behind the President of the Senate? ___________________________________________ How is the President Pro Tem determined? Name the five positions that can be held as floor leaders in Congress. -______________________________ -______________________________ -______________________________ -______________________________ -______________________________ _________________ ____________________________ What are the two forms of committees? Name three standing committees. -________________________ -________________________ -________________________ _________________________________________________ Name a Special Select Committee. _____________________________________ In 2006, how much did Congress collect in taxes?
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