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  1. Where Laws come from (about 151 slides) [August 2013 version]

  2. Statutory Laws come from Lawmakers

  3. USA California County or City 3 Levels of Lawmakers State Federal Local

  4. Federal Laws Affect everyone in the nation

  5. Washington, D.C. Federal Lawmakers: U.S. Senate U.S. House of Representatives

  6. U.S. Capitol building Federal Lawmakers meet in the…

  7. Federal Lawmakers U.S. Senate 100 Senators 2 from each state Federal U.S. House of Representatives 435 Representatives 1 from each “district”

  8. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives “Congress”

  9. “Congress” 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives

  10. “Congress” 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives “Senator”

  11. “Congress” 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives “Congressman” or “Congresswoman” “Senator”

  12. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives 2 from each state 1 from each “district”

  13. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators

  14. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators 2 from each state 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

  15. 2 Each state sends 2 “Senators” to Washington, DC

  16. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators All California voters get to vote for 2 U.S. Senators to represent California.

  17. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators All California voters get to vote for 2 U.S. Senators to represent California.

  18. The 2 members of the U.S. Senatethat represent California are… U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

  19. U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (1 min, 5 sec) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLxMaHNnUqo

  20. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (1min, 3 sec) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fvq9UaJ2E70

  21. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (4min, 30sec) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE_jGD5nZ6U

  22. U.S. Senators are elected for 6 year terms

  23. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives

  24. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives “Congress”

  25. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators

  26. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators

  27. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators Dianne Feinstein Barbara Boxer

  28. Federal Lawmakers 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives “Congress”

  29. “Congress” 100 Senators 435 House of Representatives “Congressman” or “Congresswoman” “Senator”

  30. Federal Lawmakers 435 House of Representatives

  31. 435 Congressional Districts

  32. 435 Congressional Districts The number of districts in each state is based on the state’s population

  33. 435 Congressional Districts Each district sends 1 “Representative” to Washington, DC

  34. For the U.S. Senate, California is not divided up.

  35. For the U.S. House of Representatives, California is divided up into 53 districts…

  36. For the U.S. House of Representatives, California is divided up into 53 districts…

  37. 53 Congressional Districts in California (the most of any state)

  38. 53 Congressional Districts in California We are in Congressional District 7 (the most of any state)

  39. We are in Congressional District 7

  40. We are in Congressional District 7 FHS

  41. We are in Congressional District 7 Only voters who live in the district get to vote for their district representative. FHS

  42. The 1 member of the U.S. House of Representatives that represents the area around FHS is… FHS 7th Congressional District

  43. The 1 member of the U.S. House of Representatives that represents the area around FHS is… Dr. Ami Bera FHS 7th Congressional District

  44. RepresentativeBera http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cb1FCth9YNU

  45. U.S. Congress representatives are elected for 2 year terms

  46. Our Federal Lawmakers

  47. Our Federal Lawmakers U.S. Senators Congressman

  48. Our Federal Lawmakers U.S. Senators Congressman Feinstein

  49. Our Federal Lawmakers U.S. Senators Congressman Feinstein Boxer

  50. Our Federal Lawmakers U.S. Senators Congressman Feinstein Boxer Bera