Advanced Placement (AP)


Describe 5 major differences between the house of representatives and the senate.

1 Answer

  • 1. The term for one in the House of Representatives is 2 years, while a Senate term is 6 years.
    2. The Senate confirms Presidential appointments and treaties, while the House does not.
    3. Each state has two senators, but the amount of representatives differ based on that state's population.
    4. The House can choose to impeach a government official, but the Senate holds the impeachment trial.
    5. The House has many more members than the Senate.