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Which legislative body has an equal number of representation?

Which legislative body has an equal number of representation?

During the summer of 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia established equal representation in the Senate and proportional representation in the House of Representatives.

Which branch has the same number of representatives for each state?

the Senate
Each state would be equally represented in the Senate, with two delegates, while representation in the House of Representatives would be based upon population.

What state wanted the same number of representatives?

Connecticut Compromise
Their so-called Great Compromise (or Connecticut Compromise in honor of its architects, Connecticut delegates Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth) provided a dual system of congressional representation. In the House of Representatives each state would be assigned a number of seats in proportion to its population.

Which House in the Legislature has votes that are equal for each state?

Forming the Government (7th grade)

Great Compromise Gave each state an equal vote in the upper house of the legislature while granting to the lower house representation based on population.
upper house of Congress, has 100 members Senate
Representation is based on 2 from each state. Senate

Why does each state get 2 senators?

According to Article I, Section 3 of the Constitution, “The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each state, chosen by the legislature thereof for six Years.” The framers believed that in electing senators, state legislatures would cement their ties with the national government.

Which principle was built in to the Constitution?

The Constitution established a national government distinguished by federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances, and bicameralism. It divided power and created conflicting institutions—between three branches of government, across two chambers of the legislature, and between national and state levels.

How does a state get more representatives?

The Constitution provides for proportional representation in the U.S. House of Representatives and the seats in the House are apportioned based on state population according to the constitutionally mandated Census.

What are the six states with only one representative?

4 Seven states have one Representative: Alaska, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Delaware.

Are there 2 senators per state?