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-All people also have an established the right to equality in employment opportunities -There is strengthened voting rights legislation
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7. Describe three differences that the Constitution specifies between the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. There a few differences between The House of Representatives and The Senates way of functioning. The House, for starters, is the only branch that has the right to originate revenue bills. Along with this, the House also has the power of impeachment. On the other hand, The Senate is empowered to act as a court to try impeachments, with the chief justice of the Supreme Court presiding. Along with this, the Senate also has the power to approve major presidential appointments and treaties with foreign nations. 8. Identify and describe the differences between the various types of congressional committees. There are four different types of committees. The first committee is the standing committee. This is permanent congressional committee that specializes in certain policy areas. Next is the joint committee which is a committee made up of members of both the House and the Senate. The third committee is the select committee. This is a temporary congressional committee created for a specific purpose and after the purpose has been met, the committee disassembles. Lastly is conference committee. This is another temporary committee, but it is created to work out differences between the House and Senate versions of a specific piece of legislation. 9. Explain how racial gerrymandering is designed to achieve greater descriptive representation in Congress. Congress in 1982 encouraged states to draw districts that concentrated minorities together. This would lead blacks and Hispanics to having a better chance of being elected to office. The Supreme Court decision in Thornburg v. Gingles in 1986 also pushed states to concentrate minorities in House districts and thus, there was a reported 50 percent increase in the number of black candidates elected to the House. Along with 114 majority-minority districts in the country by the year 2013.
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