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What are the 2 houses of Congress?

The House of Representatives and The Senate

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How many members are there in the House of Representatives?

435

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How many members are there in the Senate?

100

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Who has to introduce a Bill?

Congress

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What is the name for a two-house legislature?

Bicameral

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What is the main job of Congress?

To Make laws

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Are all states equally represented in the House of Representatives?

No

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Are all states equally represented in The Senate?

Yes

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Which house is the first to vote on a Bill becoming law?

The House of Representatives

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The "Necessary & Proper" clause, aka the elastic clause, leads to what types of powers?

Implied Powers

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What is the name of the speech that the President gives to Congress every year?

The State of the Union

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How old do you have to be to become a member of The House of Representatives?

At least 25 years old

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How old do you have to be to become a member of The Senate?

At least 30 years old

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What is a bill?

A proposed law

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In addition to "confirming" presidential appoinments, what must the Senate approves for the executive branch?

a. Laws

B. Taxes

C. Treaties

D. A declaration of war

C. Treaties

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What does Congress rely on to stretch its powers?

The elastic clause

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How long is a term in The House of Representatives?

2 Years
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How long is a term for a member of The Senate?

6 years

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What does it mean to veto a bill?

It means to reject the bill

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Which of the following is NOT an Enumerated Power?

A. Creating a post office

B. Declaring War

C. Raising and Supporting the Army & Navy

D. Creating nation parks

D. Creating national parks

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Congress' power to remove and official from office is know as?

Impeachment

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Who is the head of The House of Representatives?

The Speaker of the House

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Who is the Head of The Senate?

The Vice President

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What are the options of the President when he gets a bill?

Sign it

Veto it

Do nothing

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Which of the following IS and Enumerated Power?

A. The power to build highways

B. The power to build schools

C. The power to declare war

D. The power to declare laws unconstitutional

C. The power to declare wat

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