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An Overview of Article 1 of the Constitution

Background A bicameral legislature simply refers to a particular body of government that consists of two legislative houses or chambers. In certain variations, a bicameral system may include two parliamentary
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Article 1 of the Constitution

The Constitution of the United States of America is where the United States Federal Government derives its power. The Constitution is considered to be the supreme law of the United
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A Short Political Biography of Henry Clay

The Speaker of the House has managed to garner impressive power ever since its creation in 1789, under Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution. Originally, the Speaker
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What was the Three-Fifths Compromise?

The proposal for apportionment for the determination of each state's number of seats in the House of Representatives became an issue when the Constitution was being drafted in 1787. Aside
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Your Guide to The Bicameral Legislature

BackgroundA bicameral legislature simply refers to a particular body of government that consists of two legislative houses or chambers. In
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Article 1 Overview

First Article of the Constitution Background The United States Federal Government has as its source of power all vested in
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Understanding Enumerated Powers

The United States Constitution allows for certain powers to be explicitly listed that delegate the extent to which the United
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Bicameral Legislature Background Overview

The concept of a bicameral legislature has its foundations as early as Ancient Greece and Rome. Though a more modern
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Understanding Congress Legislative Power

The United States Constitution grants all legislative powers to Congress in Article I, Section I, in what is commonly refer
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First Article of the Constitution

The Constitution of the United States of America is where the United States Federal Government derives its power. The Constitution is considered to be the supreme law of the United
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