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United States Government

Guide to the form and functions of the U.S. Government. Includes resources on legal issues, published government works, and current news.

Role of the Legislative Branch

The U.S. Constitution outlines that their should be two chambers of Congress. The House of Representatives with proportional representation and the Senate with equal representation. Together the two chambers draft legislation to be enacted into law. Learn more about the form and functions of the legislative branch in the video below:



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