Congress Reading Assignment

For the reading below answer the questions and email your responses to lwaddell@tuhsd.k12.az.us  This assignment is due at the beginning of the next class period from which it was assigned.

The Federalist Papers 53, 56, 57, 58, 62, 63

  1. How do the authors of The Federalist explain the different terms of office for the House and the Senate?
  2. According to the theory of The Federalist, how does the Constitution bring about a system of checks and balances between the House and the Senate?
  3. What are the primary functions of the legislature to be according to The Federalist?

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