SB CHAPTER 9 STUDY GUIDE CONGRESS, CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE

 With Carney References

 

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? (SB 222)

2.      How many members serve in the U.S. House of Representatives? (SB 222)

3.      What is the name of the area a U.S. Senator serves? (box above)

4.      What is the name of the area a U.S. Representative serves? (box above)

5.      How many people represent you in the U.S. House of Representatives? (Carney 44)

6.      How many people represent you in the U.S. Senate? (Carney 44)

7.      Members of the U.S. Senate serve ____ year terms and members of the U.S. House of Representatives serve ____ year terms. (SB 217)

8.      There are ____ members in the California State Legislature. (Carney 83)

9.      There are ____ members in the United States Congress. (SB 222) 

10.  Members of the California State Senate serve ____ year terms, and members of the California State Assembly serve ____ year terms. (Carney 83)

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

      (See http://www.smartvoter.org/)

12.  The above answer consists of ____ member(s) from the California State Senate and

       ____ member(s) from the California State Assembly. (See http://www.smartvoter.org/)

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

      (box above)

14.  What is the name of the area a member of the California State Assembly serves? (box above)

1.      In total, there are ____ members in Congress and ____ members in the

     California State Legislature. (SB 222, Carney 83)