 Members    of Congress can serve an unlimited amount of terms. Do you think this is fair? Explain. (Remember I want a bi...
1.   Do Now2.   Finish Graphic Organizer/ Conferences     with Ms. Aquilini.3.   Notes- Two Houses of Congress4.   How to ...
 Competency:  Students will demonstrate an  understanding of how the Congress is  organized. SWBAT understand the basic ...
   Congress=Senate and    House of Representatives   Lawmaking body of    federal gov.   Bicameral legislature-    Lawm...
 Each   state has at  least one  representative 435 members Seats are apportioned  every 10 years after  the census is ...
 States  are divided into  congressional districts Each district is almost  equal in population Gerrymandering-  drawin...
 November    every  even-numbered year Reps are elected for 2  year terms Special election for  vacancy due to death   ...
 Each state is                 JE  represented by two  senators 100 members Six year terms 1/3rd of Senate’s  members...
House of Reps               Senate1.  Be at least 25yrs old   1. Be at least 30yrs old2. Citizen for 7 years      2. Citiz...
 174,000   per year Allowance to pay  staff, local district  offices, and stationary Free trips to home  state Frankin...
 Limits to outside  income Full disclosure of  financial holdings Expulsion- 2/3rds of  House or Senate must  vote Cen...
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Day 14

  1. 1.  Members of Congress can serve an unlimited amount of terms. Do you think this is fair? Explain. (Remember I want a big juicy hamburger)
  2. 2. 1. Do Now2. Finish Graphic Organizer/ Conferences with Ms. Aquilini.3. Notes- Two Houses of Congress4. How to Write a Summary
  3. 3.  Competency: Students will demonstrate an understanding of how the Congress is organized. SWBAT understand the basic make-up of a summary and be able to use the summary template sheet to make their own. SWBAT distinguish differences between the House and the Senate and recognize NH reps from each.
  4. 4.  Congress=Senate and House of Representatives Lawmaking body of federal gov. Bicameral legislature- Lawmaking body with 2 houses Each house checks the action of the others Senate= equal representation House= state population
  5. 5.  Each state has at least one representative 435 members Seats are apportioned every 10 years after the census is taken Apportioned= distributed
  6. 6.  States are divided into congressional districts Each district is almost equal in population Gerrymandering- drawing district lines that favor a political party, politician, or group of people.
  7. 7.  November every even-numbered year Reps are elected for 2 year terms Special election for vacancy due to death Charlie Bass (R) or resignation Frank Guinta (R)
  8. 8.  Each state is  JE represented by two senators 100 members Six year terms 1/3rd of Senate’s membership comes up K for election every 2 e l years. l Governor appoints new y Senator in the even of a A vacancy y Jeanne Shaheen (D) o t t
  9. 9. House of Reps Senate1. Be at least 25yrs old 1. Be at least 30yrs old2. Citizen for 7 years 2. Citizen for 9 years3. Legal resident of the 3. Be a legal resident state you represent of the state you represent
  10. 10.  174,000 per year Allowance to pay staff, local district offices, and stationary Free trips to home state Franking privilege (mail packages free of charge) Immunity= legal protection
  11. 11.  Limits to outside income Full disclosure of financial holdings Expulsion- 2/3rds of House or Senate must vote Censure= a formal disapproval of actions

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