Card Set Information
Study for constitution test
Article 1 is what branch of government?
House of Representatives and Senate
House of Representatives term and qualifications.
25 years old, citizen for 7 years, live in teh state you represent
House of Representatives is made of...
435 members based on population
Leader of the House of Representatives
Speaker of the house
What power does the house have?
Power of Impeachment
Senate terms and qualifications
30 years old, citizen for 9 years, live in the state you represent
Senate is made up of ...
100 members, 2 per state
The leader of the Senate is...
the Vice President
What power does the Senate have?
jury for impeachment,
When does congress sessions begin?
starting January 3rd at noon
Rules for congress meetings...
Must have Quorum to vote - one more than half
they can expel a member by a 2/3 vote
Congressional Record - meeting notes(except for secret stuff)
cannot stop meetings for more than 3 days unless the other house agrees
powers of congress
Set & collect taxes
make rules for citizenship
make laws about bankruptcy
establish post office & roads