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    consists of two chapters: Senate and the House of Representatives. Both chapters contain a number of seats available for elected members. Members are elected through direct election. There are a total of 535 seats, 435 seats for members of the House, and 100 seats for senators. Members in the House serve an unlimited amount of two year terms. Members can stay a lifetime in congress, as long as they are reelected. Congressional terms for members of the House should be limited to eight years, thus…

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    1787, the year when the US Constitution was written. It is true that a lot of things have changed since that time, we now have ways to communicate face to face while being thousands of miles away. We can have hot meals ready in 3 minutes thanks to the microwave. Many things have changed in our society; society as a whole has become more innovative. But, with that change, one thing that has remained constant and effective, is the Constitution. With all of the new technology and potential…

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    States. The president is a figurehead and the deciding signature to all legislation passed by Congress. Congress is a complex governing body, and it currently struggles to get bills passed. Yet, the people of the United States still vote for representatives with the hope that these officials will uphold the interests and goals of the larger population. Negotiation is key to the governance of the United States, and is paramount to effectuating change in Congress. Negotiation tactics…

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    President of United States of America on March 4, 1829 and served two terms until March 3, 1837. During this time frame, Mr. Jackson completely revolutionized the Presidency of the United States by winning the popular vote, and by being the direct representative of the common man (Frey, Marc and Todd Davis the New Big Book of US presidents, Philadelphia: Running, page 37). Throughout his life and his Presidency, Andrew Jackson was not only known as a man with a fiery temper, but also known…

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    the same. Part 1 Legislative Process The government and citizen’s rights are encompassed around three branches of government who work separately, but also together to assure protection and effectiveness (U.S. House of Representatives). The Legislative Branch which encompasses the House and Senate. They make the political and financial decisions to establish laws. The President and approximately 5,000,000 workers are part of the Executive Branch, who enforces the laws of the land. Finally,…

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    branches. One way the Executive branch checks on the Legislative branch is that the President has the power to veto laws passed by the Congress. They also can propose laws to the Congress. The Executive branch also submits the Federal Budget to the House. They also elect federal officials, who carry out and enforce the laws. The Executive branch also has checks on the judicial branch. Officials in the executive branch nominate judges to the Supreme Court and to the federal court system. The…

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    Some differences include, one house called Congress, bicameral, to makes the laws, two to seven members per states in Congress, one vote per state, one year in legislative office, no more than 3 out of 6 years for a legislative term, congressional pay paid by only the states, no executive…

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    like Massachusetts. Why should they have the same amount of power in the house of representatives as everyone else when they are only a fraction of some states? In the Bill of Rights they will make sure the smaller states do not have equal power. “ In which the smallest state has equal weight with the largest … That it is not necessary for the public good, (Dewitt).” I would want more people in the House of Representatives and have more say on political things going on in our country because we…

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    After the conclusion of the American Revolution and America had the chance to step back and see what direction they were going to go the framers had many choices to make. Creating a ridged form of government was too close to England and what they fought to get away from. The choice was for a document that was loose and allowed states to govern themselves. There were many well know leaders that came together for both the Articles of Confederation and the eventual drafting of the Constitution.…

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    David Jolly is a United States Representative who is representing the 13th district of Florida (Jolly 1). In February 2016, David Jolly introduces a bill called H.R. 4443(Jolly 8). H.R 4443 is the bill number for the legislation, but the official name for this bill is called the Stop Act…

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