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date: 15 December 2019

Federal Government, Legislative Branch 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Wendy WolffWendy Wolff, Wendy WolffWendy Wolff, Ross K. BakerRoss K. Baker, Paul S. BoyerPaul S. Boyer



House of Representatives

The legislative branch of the U.S. government—the Congress—is a bicameral legislature composed of the House of Representatives, whose membership is based on proportional representation, and the Senate, made up of two members from each state. This arrangement resulted from a compromise at the ... ...

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