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BrainMoves 2/26/2014 Match the word to the correct definition 1. LegislateA. a written document that is or may become a law 2. LegislatorB. Lawmaking 3. LegislativeC. Lawmaking body 4. LegislationD. a person who makes laws 5. LegislatureE. To make laws

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Draw a Venn Diagram SenateHouse of Representatives

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Article 1, Section 2.1 How long is the term for a member of the House of Representatives? Answer: 2 year term

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Senate House of Representatives 2-year terms

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Article 1 Section 2.2 How old must a Representative be? Answer: 25 years old How long must they be a citizen? Answer: 7 years Where must they live? In the state they represent (This is required of both Representatives and Senators. Write this in the intersection of both circles)

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25 years old 2-year terms Resident of state they represent House of RepresentativesSenate U.S. Resident for 7 years

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Article 1 Section 2.3 How is the number of Representatives determined? Answer: Based on population = 435

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Article 1 Section 2.5 Who does the House of Representatives choose as their leader? Answer: Leader is the Speaker of the House What does the House of Representatives have sole power over? Answer: Impeachment

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25 years old 2-year terms Resident of state they represent House of RepresentativesSenate Number of Reps. based on population = 435 Leader is the Speaker of the House Sole power of impeachment U.S. Resident for 7 years

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Article 1 Section 3: Senate How many senators from each state? Answer: 2 (Section 3.1) How many years may each Senator serve? Answer: 6 (Section 3.1)

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Article 1 Section 3: Senate How old must a Senator be? Answer: 30 years old (Section 3.3) How long must a Senator have been a resident of the United States? Answer: 9 years (Section 3.3) Who is the leader of the Senate? Answer: The Vice President of the United States (Section 3.4) What sole power does the Senate have? Answer: To try all impeachments (Section 3.6)

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25 years old 2-year terms Resident of state they represent House of RepresentativesSenate Number of Reps. based on population = 435 Leader is the Speaker of the House Sole power of impeachment 2 Senators from each state 6-year terms 30 years old US VP is President over the Senate Sole power to try all impeachments U.S. Resident for 7 years U.S. Resident for 9 years

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A few more things you should know… Bills for raising revenue must originate from the House The Senate approves presidential appointments (ambassadors, judges, and cabinet members. Bills may start in either chamber

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25 years old 2-year terms Resident of state they represent House of RepresentativesSenate Number of Reps. based on population = 435 Leader is the Speaker of the House Sole power of impeachment 2 Senators from each state 6-year terms 30 years old US VP is President over the Senate Sole power to try all impeachments Originates bills raising revenueApproves Presidential appointments Originate bills U.S. Resident for 7 years U.S. Resident for 9 years What are some differences you notice in the qualifications for Representatives and Senators? Why do you think that is?

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The President of the Senate is also the _____ _____ of the United States. A.First Lady B.Vice President C.Head Senator D.Chief Justice

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Senators are elected for a term of ___ years. A.2 years B.4 years C.6 years D.8 years

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Men and women are elected to the House of Representatives for a term length of ________ years. A.2 years B.4 years C.6 years D.8 years

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The ____________ approves a person to be a Supreme Court Justice or head of a department, after the President nominates them. A.House of Representatives B.Congress C.Supreme Court D.Senate

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Which chamber holds the sole power of impeachment? A.Senate B.House of Representatives

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A.Senate B.House of Representatives Which chamber is made up of members based on each state’s population?

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A.Senate B.House of Representatives Which chamber has the sole power to try all Impeachments?

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A.Senate B.House of Representatives Which chamber is designed to represent each state equally?

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A.Senate B.House of Representatives From which chamber do bills raising revenue originate from?

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A.Senate B.House of Representatives Which chamber requires members to be at least 30 years old?

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