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POLITICS PRESENTATIONSFOR A-LEVEL, IN MULTIMEDIASKI PARASKOS, 2001LEFT CLICK OR PRESS SPACEBAR TO ADVANCE, PRESS P BUTTONT...
POLITICSPRESENTATIONSU.S. Congress1111
2222 HOUSE & SENATE
3333FUNCTIONSHOUSE & SENATE
4444FUNCTIONSRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
5555FUNCTIONSMonitor the ExecutiveRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
6666FUNCTIONSPass LegislationMonitor the ExecutiveRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
7777FUNCTIONSSenate also confirmsappointments & treatiesHOUSE & SENATE
8888 ORGANISATION
9999 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERS
10101010 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERS
11111111 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERSThe Senate has 2 Senatorsfrom each State, 6 year term
12121212 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERSThere are 435 members of theHouse of Representatives, twoyear term, equal sized districts
13131313THE HOUSEORGANISATION
14141414THE HOUSESPEAKERORGANISATION
15151515SPEAKERMAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERORGANISATIONTHE HOUSE
16161616SPEAKERMAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERMAJORITYWHIPMINORITYWHIPORGANISATIONTHE HOUSE
17171717THE HOUSEORGANISATION
18181818THE SENATEORGANISATION
19191919THE SENATEVICE-PRESIDENTORGANISATION
20202020MAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERORGANISATIONVICE-PRESIDENTTHE SENATE
21212121MAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERMAJORITYWHIPMINORITYWHIPORGANISATIONVICE-PRESIDENTTHE SENATE
22222222THE SENATEORGANISATION
23232323 POWER
24242424 POWERCOMMITTEES
25252525 POWERWithout a central leadership,Congress is controlled byAutonomous Standing Committeeswhich deal with Bills an...
26262626 POWERCOMMITTEESAppropriationsBudgetArmed ServicesBankingAgricultureCommerceJudiciaryInternational
27272727 POWERMost Bills call for someexpenditure and only theAppropriations Committeescan sanction thatCOMMITTEES
28282828 POWERCONGRESS v PRESIDENT
29292929 POWERMore Government interventionin the economy since the 1930s ...CONGRESS v PRESIDENT… has expanded President’s...
30303030 POWERBut Congress has struck back,e.g. with the War Powers Actof 1973, and by reassertingitself after Nixon & Wat...
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  1. 1. POLITICS PRESENTATIONSFOR A-LEVEL, IN MULTIMEDIASKI PARASKOS, 2001LEFT CLICK OR PRESS SPACEBAR TO ADVANCE, PRESS P BUTTONTO GO BACK, PRESS ESC BUTTON TO END
  2. 2. POLITICSPRESENTATIONSU.S. Congress1111
  3. 3. 2222 HOUSE & SENATE
  4. 4. 3333FUNCTIONSHOUSE & SENATE
  5. 5. 4444FUNCTIONSRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
  6. 6. 5555FUNCTIONSMonitor the ExecutiveRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
  7. 7. 6666FUNCTIONSPass LegislationMonitor the ExecutiveRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
  8. 8. 7777FUNCTIONSSenate also confirmsappointments & treatiesHOUSE & SENATE
  9. 9. 8888 ORGANISATION
  10. 10. 9999 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERS
  11. 11. 10101010 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERS
  12. 12. 11111111 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERSThe Senate has 2 Senatorsfrom each State, 6 year term
  13. 13. 12121212 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERSThere are 435 members of theHouse of Representatives, twoyear term, equal sized districts
  14. 14. 13131313THE HOUSEORGANISATION
  15. 15. 14141414THE HOUSESPEAKERORGANISATION
  16. 16. 15151515SPEAKERMAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERORGANISATIONTHE HOUSE
  17. 17. 16161616SPEAKERMAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERMAJORITYWHIPMINORITYWHIPORGANISATIONTHE HOUSE
  18. 18. 17171717THE HOUSEORGANISATION
  19. 19. 18181818THE SENATEORGANISATION
  20. 20. 19191919THE SENATEVICE-PRESIDENTORGANISATION
  21. 21. 20202020MAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERORGANISATIONVICE-PRESIDENTTHE SENATE
  22. 22. 21212121MAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERMAJORITYWHIPMINORITYWHIPORGANISATIONVICE-PRESIDENTTHE SENATE
  23. 23. 22222222THE SENATEORGANISATION
  24. 24. 23232323 POWER
  25. 25. 24242424 POWERCOMMITTEES
  26. 26. 25252525 POWERWithout a central leadership,Congress is controlled byAutonomous Standing Committeeswhich deal with Bills and scrutinisegovernment departmentsCOMMITTEES
  27. 27. 26262626 POWERCOMMITTEESAppropriationsBudgetArmed ServicesBankingAgricultureCommerceJudiciaryInternational
  28. 28. 27272727 POWERMost Bills call for someexpenditure and only theAppropriations Committeescan sanction thatCOMMITTEES
  29. 29. 28282828 POWERCONGRESS v PRESIDENT
  30. 30. 29292929 POWERMore Government interventionin the economy since the 1930s ...CONGRESS v PRESIDENT… has expanded President’s role
  31. 31. 30303030 POWERBut Congress has struck back,e.g. with the War Powers Actof 1973, and by reassertingitself after Nixon & WatergateCONGRESS v PRESIDENT
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