Chapter 7: Congress at Work
In this chapter you have learned
about the process by which a bill becomes a law, the power
of Congress to raise and spend money, and how members of Congress
help voters in their states or districts. You also learned
about the many factors that influence lawmakerspolitical
parties, the president, interest groups and, perhaps most
importantly, the individual voter. In this activity you will
learn more about the legislative process of the House of Representatives.
Destination Title: United
States House of Representatives
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Start at the United States House of Representatives Web site.
- Scroll down the page and click on Learn About the Legislative Process.
- At the bottom of this page, click on Tying It All Together
for a summary explanation of how the legislative process
works, taking notes as you read.
After you have read through the
information, answer the following questions.