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Ch 6: The U.S Legislative Branch

About This Chapter

Watch our video lessons to learn about the structure and function of the legislative branch of the United States government. Get information on bureaucracy, committees and how members of Congress are elected.

The U.S Legislative Branch - Chapter Summary

Let our lessons and quizzes help you review facts about the U.S. Congress, including its structure, powers and function. You will find out the sources of legislative power and how that power evolved over time. Other lessons examine legislative committees and the impeachment powers of Congress. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Identify the structure of Congress
  • Describe the electoral evolution of Congress
  • Analyze the connection between Congress and the bureaucracy
  • Explore the function of legislative committees
  • Describe the impeachment process

These short video lessons and quizzes are taught by experts who know how to make their lessons fun and engaging. The multiple-choice quizzes that accompany these lessons let you gauge your knowledge. If you need additional review, video timelines in the lessons let you return to key points without re-watching the whole lesson. If you have more questions, you can contact the instructor.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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