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  1. Primary Source Document • Section 2 • 1. The House of Representatives • 2. Representative • 3. 25 • 4. U.S. Citizen • 5. You must live in the state you represent

  2. Primary Source Document • Section 3 • 1. The Senate, senator • 2. 30 • 3. 9 years

  3. Primary Source Document • Section 5 • 1. Both make their own rules • 2. 2/3 or 67 Senators

  4. Who Does What? The House of Representatives The Senate A C G • B • E • I Both D F H

  5. Compromise! • House Version of the Education Bill • Extend the school year by 10 days • Lengthen the school day by one hour • Senate Version of the Education Bill • Extend the school year by 6 days • Require the school day to start earlier

  6. Compromise-find a solution! • Item One • Extend the school year by [(10+6)/2] by 8 days. • Item Two • Lengthen the school day by making it start one hour earlier.

  7. Compromise-Getting Support • Which chamber will support your compromise the most? • Would they both agree? • Explain your answer.

  8. Self-Check QuizLegislative Branch • 1The Senate has _____ members. • A) 50 • B) 100 • C) 435 • D) 538 • 2 The most powerful leader within the House of Representatives is the _____. • A) majority leader • B) president pro tempore • C) Speaker of the House • D) majority whip

  9. Self-Check QuizLegislative Branch • 3 A _____ committee is a permanent committee. • A) conference • B) select • C) special • D) standing • 4 Congress's implied powers are derived from _____. • A) the enumerated list • B) the "necessary and proper" clause • C) the first 17 clauses of Article I, Section 8 • D) habeas corpus

  10. Self-Check QuizLegislative Branch • 5 People hired by private groups to influence government decision makers are called _____. • A) pages • B) special-interest groups • C) standing committees • D) lobbyists • 6 A member of the House of Representatives must be at least _____ years old. • A) 21 • B) 25 • C) 30 • D) 35

  11. Self-Check QuizLegislative Branch • 7 A government project or grant that primarily benefits the home district or state of a particular member of Congress is called a _____. • A) kickback • B) piece of the pie • C) rollover • D) pork-barrel project • 8 A tactic for defeating a bill in the Senate by talking a bill to death is called a _____. • A) cloture • B) rally • C) filibuster • D) rider

  12. Self-Check QuizLegislative Branch • 9 Congress may not pass _____ laws, which make an act a crime after the act has been committed. • A) impeachment • B) implied powers • C) cloture • D) ex post facto • 10 Congress can override the president's veto with a _____ vote of each house. • A) majority • B) two-thirds • C) three-fourths • D) seven-eighths