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The United States has a bicameral, or two-chambered, Congress. As part of the Great Compromise, it consists of both a House of Representatives and a Senate. Today we will be looking at the specifics of each chamber and how they are different.
First, click on the link and make a copy for yourself. Next, watch the videos and use the links below to learn about the House and Senate and their differences. Record the differences on the chart, focusing on the last five (powers/duties). Think about how certain characteristics (size of body, term of office, etc) impact the atmosphere, duties, and characteristics of each chamber.
Schmoop.com: pages on the House and the Senate
Boundless: Differences Between House and Senate
Diffen.com: House and Senate