legislative branchThe Legislative branch (The Senate and the House of Representatives) come up with the ideas and they get these ideas from the voters ( constituents) They propose laws to the next branch the Executive Branch (The President)  in a written paper called a bill.images_(7)  The idea is  not law yet a bill is an idea that can become a law.  If the President decides to sign it.

There are two house in the Legislative Branch.

The House of Representatives and the Senate.

Both groups are elected by the people.

The House  serves for two two years and the Senate senate serves  6 years.

Then they have to be reelected.

Each state gets two senators.

The House of Representatives is dependent on population.  A state gets as many representative based on how many people live in the state.  For example New York has 29 representative while Hawaii has 1.

The House deals with bills that involved spending  and money.

The Senate deals with bills that involved foreign affairs. Declaring war or making treaties with other countries.

The Senate  also confirms court appointees and the president’s cabinet members.
Using the above Paragraph Answer the following questions:

  1. What two  houses make up the Legislative Branch?
  2. What is their main job?
  3. How do we pick members of the Legislative Branch?
  4. How long do senators serve (term)?
  5. How long do members of the House of Representatives serve?
  6. How many senators does each state get?
  7. How many representatives do each state get?

Bonus question which part of the legislative branch confirms court and presidential appointees?

9 responses

  1. Brandon

    1. The Senate and The House of Representatives
    2. To come up with ideas for laws
    3. They are elected
    4. Every 6 years
    5. Every 2 years
    6. Every state gets 2 senators.
    7. It depends on population of the state.

    September 29, 2015 at 9:47 am

  2. 1. senate and the house
    2.ther job is law, money , and people
    3.we pick who we want
    4.two year
    5.six year
    6.two
    7.two

    September 29, 2015 at 9:48 am

  3. isaiah

    1. there are two house in the legislative branch. the house of representatives and senate and the house of

    September 29, 2015 at 9:48 am

  4. 1.the two houses makes up the legislative branch is the senate and the house of representatives
    2.the main jobs ideas for the law
    3.they pick members by both groups are elected by people
    4.the senators serve 2 years
    5.the house of representatives serve for 6 years
    6.each state senators get 2

    September 29, 2015 at 9:49 am

  5. King anaya

    1.The House of Representatives and the Senate make up the Legislative Branch.
    2.There main job it to plan to do war or not.
    3.They pick NEW members by seeing if there Cizens
    4.

    September 29, 2015 at 9:49 am

  6. 1. There are two house in the legislative branch
    2. The house of representatives and the senate

    September 29, 2015 at 9:49 am

  7. Ryan Duffy

    Ryan Duffy

    1, The senators and the houses of representatives.

    2, Their main job is to vote.

    3, We vote for them.

    4, Senators have 3 terms with two years in each term so that equals to 6.

    5, They serve 11 years for each person.

    6, Each state has two get two thats what we voted.

    7, Its based on the population of the people live there.

    October 13, 2015 at 10:32 am

  8. 1-The two houses that makes up the legislative branches are the senate house and the repsentatuives house.
    2-their main job is to come up with ideas for laws.
    3-the way we pick members of the legislative branch is that they get elected.
    4-the senators serve for two years.
    5-the repsentatuives serve for three years.
    6-the senators deos each state only two of them.
    7-repsentatuives do each state for two years.

    October 13, 2015 at 10:33 am

  9. 1 the senate house of rer 2 the the come 3 we vote 4 6 years 6 2 years 6 2 7pople

    October 13, 2015 at 10:36 am

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