Ch 60: NMTA: Types of Legislatures in Government

About This Chapter

As you prepare for the The NMTA Middle Grades Social Science exam, use this chapter to review the function of legislators, the main differences between Congress and Parliament and legislative committees.

NMTA: Types of Legislatures in Government - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you understand the similarities and differences between different types of legislative committees. The lesson videos in this chapter are taught by expert instructors, who will explain:

  • Powers and functions of legislatures
  • Differences between Congress and Parliament
  • Uses of legislative committees

These lessons are mobile device friendly so that you can study them at any time or place. After you've watched these lessons, be sure to complete the assessments that accompany them to test your knowledge of the material. Whenever you find topics you don't quite understand, return to the lessons via the provided links to improve your understanding.

NMTA: Types of Legislatures in Government Objectives

The NMTA Middle Grades Social Science exam is a computer-based certification exam composed of 150 multiple-choice questions and administered in a three hour testing session. Be prepared for 19% of these questions to be on government, including some questions about the functions of legislatures in government. Use this chapter to help you improve your understanding of different types of legislative branches.

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