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CHAPTERS 5&6: LEGISLATORS-CONGRESS, STATE, OTHERS (TS1)

ALSO CHAPTER 7, PAGES 197-200 (TS1) & http://polling.co.la.ca.us/district

 

 

Part X: Structure, membership, terms of office, areas served by members

 

UNITED STATES CONGRESS

U.S. SENATE=100 U.S. SENATORS, 6 YEAR TERMS, SERVE STATE

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES=435 REPRESENTATIVES, 2 YEAR TERMS, SERVE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.

CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE

CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE=40 STATE SENATORS, 4 YEAR TERMS, SERVE SENATE DISTRICT.

CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY=80 ASSEMBLYMEMBERS, 2 YEAR TERMS, SERVE ASSEMBLY DISTRICT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions Part X

 

1.      How many members serve in the U.S. Senate?

2.      How many members serve in the U.S. House of Representatives?

3.      What are members of the U.S. Senate called?

4.      What are members of the U.S. House of Representatives called?

5.      Is this logical?  Think about why or why not.

6.      What is the name of the area a U.S. Senator serves?

7.      What is the name of the area a U.S. Representative serves?

8.      How many people represent you in the U.S. House of Representatives?

9.      How many people represent you in the U.S. Senate?

10.  Members of the U.S. Senate serve __ year terms and members of the U.S. House of Representatives serve __ year terms.

11.  There are __ members in the California State Legislature.

12.  There are __ members in the United States Congress.

13.  Members of the California State Senate serve __ year terms, and members of the California State Assembly serve __ year terms.

14.  How many people represent you in the California State Legislature?

15.  The above answer consists of __ member(s) from the California State Senate and __ member(s) from the California State Assembly.

16.  What is the name of the area a member of the California State Senate serves?

17.  What is the name of the area a member of the California State Assembly serves?

18.  What are members of the California State Senate called?

19.  What are members of the California State Assembly called?

20.  In total, there are __ members in Congress and __ members in the California State Legislature.