1. Complete the following journal writing: What are the advantages of having a high incumbency rate in Congress? What are the disadvantages? (In other words, what are the advantages and disadvantages of low turnover rate in Congress?)
2. Read the article "Should We Limit Congressional Terms?", which is available in the Tuesday folder.
3. Define "term of office" and "term limit". Identify reasons for and against congressional term limits.
- CE due 11/21. Article must be dated for 11/7 or later.
- Begin reading Chapter 12
- Legislative Branch Quiz - before Thanksgiving
- Brainstorm answers to the following questions:
- How do members of Congress help constituents?
- How do members of Congress find out what their constituents want?