Both contain a bill of rights that protects civil liberties from government infringement both provide for a bicameral legislature with a house of representatives and a senate both seek a system of checks and balances and separation of powers between legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government and. The following is a comparison, detailing the similarities and differences between the two documents legislature (makes the laws) articles: legislature - unicameral [one house], called congress constitution: legislature - bicameral [ two houses], called congress, divided into the house of representatives and the senate. As with most official meetings, both the house and senate operate under traditional parliamentary rules, or robert's rules of order parliamentary rules date ba. Once a bill has been written, it is introduced by a member of the house or senate in the member's own chamber sometimes, similar bills about a particular issue are introduced in both houses at the same time by a representative and senator working together however, any bill increasing taxes or raising money for use by. Compare and contrast the effectiveness of the senate and the house of lords in holding their respective executives to account (25 marks) facebook the senate is the upper chamber in the us, while the house of lords is the upper chamber in the uk however extract from the main body of the essay. Then in this essay i will compare and contrast the differences between the two constitutions the legislature part of the government while during the constitution the legislature was bicameral, or broken into two sections, which was the house of representatives and the senate each state had two senators, and the.
As a result, while the governments of the various states share many similar features, they often vary greatly with regard to form and substance no two state governments are identical the following tables compare and contrast some of the features of us state, and territorial governments, and also the government of the. Abstract comparison and contrast of evident similarities and bright contrasts between united states of america and one of the european country poland both the bicameral parliament consists of a 460-seat sejm (lower house) and a 100 -seat senate (upper house) members of both bodies are elected for four-year terms. The united states congress is the legislative branch of the federal government and consists of two houses: the lower house known as the house of representatives and the upper house known as the senate the words congress and house are sometimes used colloquially to refer to the house of representatives.
Articles: unicameral, called congress constitution: bicameral, called congress, divided into the house of representatives and the senate members of congress articles: between two and seven members per state constitution: two senators per state, representatives apportioned according to population of each state. Article i of the constitution describes the legislative branch, called congress after hashing out the terms of the great compromise, the framers created a bicameral legislature, with a lower chamber called the house of representatives and an upper chamber called the senate.
Additional points of contrast strongly suggest that the executive and legislative branches likewise show that there is a difference between the us constitution and constitution comparison under the us constitution our legislature is a bicameral containing a house of representatives and a senate. The senate's anti-majoritarian structure magnified the power of southern racial conservatives in contrast to the rules of the house, which strictly limited members ' ability to speak on the floor, the senate's long-standing tradition of allowing members to speak without interruption played into the hands of obstructionists.
The two bodies could not be more dissimilar senators are elected for six years, representatives for two the minimum age for senators (30) is five years older than that for representatives (25) the senate is much more open to debate than the house filibusters, attempts to kill bills by talking continuously, only occur on the. Political scientists often compare legislatures in terms of the career patterns table 1: growth in party unity in congress percentage of each group voting with a majority of their party on party unity votes61 house senate year all politics but also shape politics95 this essay argues, in contrast, that political.