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Exam 2 Redo
Article 1 of the constitution organizes the Legislative branch. The Legislative branch is a bicameral system, which means 2 chambers. The House of Representatives is one chamber and the Senate is another chamber. The House of Representatives is made up of 435 members, and the Senate is made up of 100 members. There are also 3 members from DC making a total of 538 members in the Legislative branch. We have a bicameral system because during the Constitutional Convention there were 2 plans that were drawn up “The Virginia Plan” and “The New Jersey Plan.” The Virginia Plan wanted representation based on population because they were a bigger state. The New Jersey plan wanted equal representation for all states...

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