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History, U.S. Honors - The Constitution; Article I

History, U.S. Honors - The Constitution; Article I

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U.S. History - Classroom Handout: To be used for students who are studying Article I of the U.S. Constitution.
U.S. History - Classroom Handout: To be used for students who are studying Article I of the U.S. Constitution.

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Honors U.S. History 2008/09Name:Mr. IrwinWeek 6Period:
The Constitution of the United StatesArticle I
Article I:
Warm Up:
1. Which of the three branches of government is described in Article I of theConstitution?
The House of Representatives:
2. What is the length service for one term as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives?3. What is the minimum age required in order to become a member of the House of Representatives?4. What is the minimum citizenship requirement in order to become a member of theHouse of Representatives?5. According to the Constitution, each state is guaranteed a certain number of Representatives to the House based on population. Describe the method in which thepopulation of a state was to be determined. Explain your description in plain Englishthat your peers will easily be able to understand.6. According to Article I, what is the procedure for filling a vacancy in the House of Representatives that might occur if a Representative cannot complete his/her term.Give an answer in plain English, that your peers will easily be able to understand.7. Who chooses the Speaker of the House of Representatives?
 
8. Should any member of the House of Representatives be impeached, who is incharge of such proceedings?
The Senate:
9. According to Article I of the Constitution, how many Senators does each state get?10. What is the length service for one term as a member of the U.S. Senate?11. What is the minimum age required in order to become a member of the U.S.Senate?12. What is the minimum citizenship requirement in order to become a member of theU.S. Senate?13. The highest position in the House of Representatives is the Speaker of the House.What is the title of the person who has a comparable position in the Senate?14. What is the primary duty of the President pro tempore?15. What role does the Senate play in matters of impeachment?
Congress in General:
16. In Article I of the Constitution, find wording that confirms what you have alreadylearned about the U.S. Congress, that it is bicameral. Write the exact sentence or phrase from the Constitution that indicates that Congress is bicameral.17. What section of Article I makes it possible for the public to know what activitiesCongress is engaged in (except in matters of secrecy)? Write down the sentence or phrase that allows the public access to the proceedings of Congress.18. According to Article I, if there should be a Congressional bill for the purpose of raising money, which house of Congress must initiate such bill?
 
19. According to Article I, what is the next step for a bill that has been approved by theHouse of Representatives and the Senate?20. According to Article I, how do the House, the Senate and the President of the U.S.interact in order to make laws?21. According to Article I, what course of action can the President take if he disagreeswith a bill that has been passed in both houses of Congress?22. There are enumerated powers in Article I of the Constitution. Use the space belowto give a brief listing of all of them:1.10.2.11.3.12.4.13.5.14.6.15.7.16.8.17.9.18.

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