Ch. 5 Legislative Branch
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How many years is the
term of a member of the House of Representatives?29
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How many years is the
term of a member of the House of Representatives?
The practice of drawing district boundaries to the political advantage of the party in power is known as
fixing the number of seats.
Who is the most powerful member of theHouse of Representatives?
Speaker of the House
Which term applies to the 20 permanent committees of the House?
When the president signs a bill, it
Goes back to the house
Goes back to the Senate
When a Senate seat becomes vacant, who normally has the right to appoint areplacement?
president of the Senate
Senate majority leader
president pro tempore
Governor of a state30s
Members of Congress represent the people living in a particular geographic area.truefalseTrue or False30s
The Senate chooses the president if no candidate gets a majority of the electoral college vote.falsetrueTrue or False30s
Each state has at least three representatives in the House of Representatives.falsetrueTrue or False30s
Most bills submitted to Congress die in committee and never receive the attention of Congress as a whole.truefalseTrue or False30s
Spokesperson and main strategist for the majority party in the Senate
Powerof Congress to bring executive or judicial officials to trial
Encourages fellow party members to vote as the party leadership wants
Provision that bears little relationship to a bill’s main topic
Allows Congress to take actions needed to carry out the expressed powers
neccessary and proper clause
seperation of powers30s
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