Flashcards in Ch11 Deck (20)
What was the most populous branch of congress called
House of Representatives
What is it called when members of different parties join together to support or defeat a particular pice of legislation
Which branch of congress has equal membership in each state?
In witch branch of congress has equal membership for each state
In witch branch of congress is membership based on population?
What is the real source of power for those who hold office in house or senate?
The overall Strength and leadership
Who was probably the most powerful speaker of the house in history?
Who was the first female member of congress?
Who served as Vice President of the senate?
The Vice President of the United States
What was the motivation behind the push for term limits
Republicans wanted to brake the democratic hold over the senate
Why is it so hard to remember the presidencies between Andrew Jonson and Theodore Roosevelt
The power of congress was so great
What is redrawing of congressional lines to reflect population shifts?
Wear do all revenue bills originate
Who determines the leadership of congress
How many representatives are in the house
Which amendment called for direct elections of centers
What is the most powerful position of leadership in the house?
What is the most powerful position of leadership in the senate?
Which permanent committee is generally more powerful that the other those of committees