The United States Congress and the Legislative Branch

The United States Congress and the Legislative Branch

by Tony Zurlo




Every year the two chambers of the United States Congress meet to discuss, propose and vote on laws that will govern the lives of Americans. Read and learn about the structure and responsibilities of the United States Senate and House of Representatives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781464401725
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

1 War on Terror 7

2 Congress: Organization and Responsibilities 14

3 History of the Legislative Branch 29

4 Powerful Persons Who Have Served 53

5 What the Legislature Does for Americans 72

Glossary 88

Chapter Notes 90

Time Line 95

Further Reading 99

Internet Addresses 100

Index 101

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