Ch 102: The U.S. Congress

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Delve into this chapter as you brush up on the inner workings of the U.S. Congress. Recall the roles of Congress, their position in government, and how one becomes a member of Congress. Study this information on-the-go at any Wi-Fi hotspot.

The U.S. Congress - Chapter Summary

To re-familiarize yourself with how the U.S. Congress works in our government, take a closer look at the lessons from this chapter. Each lesson provides a detailed explanation of the different aspects of Congress, which can help you remember the important details you may need to know for an upcoming assessment test. The topics covered in this chapter include:

  • The structure of Congress and their congressional powers
  • Differences between Parliament and Congress
  • The effects of redistricting and reapportionment
  • How political parties choose candidates for Congress

If you are a visual learner, using our video lessons as your go-to study guide will put you on-track for recalling the important facts about the U.S. Congress. From the moment you push play, you will hear the voice of our expert instructors teaching you about the lesson topic. Besides hearing the teacher's voice, you will also see pertinent photos, eye-catching animations, and additional graphics that can help you remember everything you are learning.

You don't even have to watch the whole lesson if you don't want to. We know that you are reviewing the information, so there's a good amount of info you remember, but there are also details you may not remember as well. Instead of watching lessons that you already know, jump to the parts that you really need to review. We make it easy with the timeline feature found below our videos. When you click on the timeline, you can see which individual topics are covered within a single lesson. Click on the topic you want to view and be instantly taken to that moment of the video.

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