U.S. Citizenship 17: The Legislative Branch

Authored by: uscitizenpod
USCIS 100:13. Name one branch or part of the government.* USCIS 100:16. Who makes federal laws? USCIS 100:17. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?* USCIS 100:18. How many U.S. Senators are there? USCIS 100:19. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years? USCIS 100:20. Who is one of your state’s U.S. Senators now?* USCIS 100:21. The House of Representatives has how many voting members? USCIS 100:22. We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years? USCIS 100:23. Name your U.S. Representative. USCIS 100:24. Who does a U.S. Senator represent? USCIS 100:25. Why do some states have more Representatives than other states? USCIS 100:45. What are the two major political parties in the United States?* USCIS 100:47. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now? US Senate chart source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/ce/113th_United_States_Senate_Structure.svg/2000px-113th_United_States_Senate_Structure.svg.png (modified by uscitizenpod for 114th Congress) US House chart: All 435 voting seats of the current House shown grouped by state, largest to smallest. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_House_of_Representatives#mediaviewer/File:USHouseSeatsByStateColor.svg