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  • 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. 1. Do Now2. Finish Graphic Organizer/ Conferences with Ms. Aquilini.3. Notes- Two Houses of Congress4. How to Write a Summary
  • 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.  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.  Each state has at least one representative 435 members Seats are apportioned every 10 years after the census is taken Apportioned= distributed
  • 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.  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.  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. 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.  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.  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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